envy


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Synonyms for envy

be jealous (of)

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covet

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Synonyms for envy

resentful or painful desire for another's advantages

to feel envy towards or for

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a feeling of grudging admiration and desire to have something that is possessed by another

spite and resentment at seeing the success of another (personified as one of the deadly sins)

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feel envious towards

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be envious of

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References in classic literature ?
Lastly, near kinsfolks, and fellows in office, and those that have been bred together, are more apt to envy their equals, when they are raised.
Again, envy is ever joined with the comparing of a man's self; and where there is no comparison, no envy; and therefore kings are not envied, but by kings.
Besides, there seemeth not much added to their fortune; and envy is as the sunbeams, that beat hotter upon a bank, or steep rising ground, than upon a flat.
For nothing increaseth envy more, than an unnecessary and ambitious engrossing of business.
For in that course, a man doth but disavow fortune; and seemeth to be conscious of his own want in worth; and doth but teach others, to envy him.
Lastly, to conclude this part; as we said in the beginning, that the act of envy had somewhat in it of witchcraft, so there is no other cure of envy, but the cure of witchcraft; and that is, to remove the lot (as they call it) and to lay it upon another.
For as infection spreadeth upon that which is sound, and tainteth it; so when envy is gotten once into a state, it traduceth even the best actions thereof, and turneth them into an ill odor.
But this is a sure rule, that if the envy upon the minister be great, when the cause of it in him is small; or if the envy be general, in a manner upon all the ministers of an estate; then the envy (though hidden) is truly upon the state itself.
And it is also noted, that love and envy do make a man pine, which other affections do not, because they are not so continual.
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