jealousy


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Synonyms for jealousy

resentful or painful desire for another's advantages

Synonyms for jealousy

a feeling of jealous envy (especially of a rival)

zealous vigilance

References in classic literature ?
Certainly few people had ever interested him so much as Dorian Gray, and yet the lad's mad adoration of some one else caused him not the slightest pang of annoyance or jealousy.
Ought I to shut mine eyes to jealousy, If through a thousand heart-wounds it appears?
They who well consider the history of similar divisions and confederacies will find abundant reason to apprehend that those in contemplation would in no other sense be neighbors than as they would be borderers; that they would neither love nor trust one another, but on the contrary would be a prey to discord, jealousy, and mutual injuries; in short, that they would place us exactly in the situations in which some nations doubtless wish to see us, viz.
Their interviews had, probably, been detected, and the jealousy of the Shoshonie brave aroused: a clamor of angry voices was heard in his lodge, with the sound of blows, and of female weeping and lamenting.
Maria felt her triumph, and pursued her purpose, careless of Julia; and Julia could never see Maria distinguished by Henry Crawford without trusting that it would create jealousy, and bring a public disturbance at last.
But I think our ULTRAS are acting more from jealousy than from party spite.
They dispose kings to tyranny, husbands to jealousy, wise men to irresolution and melancholy.
No fair-minded girl objects to a certain tinge of jealousy.
He preferred the anguish of jealousy to the anguish of separation.
Then he felt a jealousy which be could never have believed possible awakening within him, a jealousy which made him redden with shame and indignation: "One might condone the captain, but this one
She provoked the jealousy of the elderly magnate and told him what she had told her other suitor; that is, she put the matter so that the only way for him to obtain a right over her was to marry her.
At the same time I felt a little jealousy, a little grudge, that any one else should love them as well as I, and if the poem had not been so beautiful I should have hated the poet for trespassing on my ground.
Macallan had ever given the deceased lady the slightest cause for jealousy.
Hence arose another evil, which produced no little uneasiness to the poor pedagogue, of whom she maintained so constant a jealousy, that he durst hardly speak to one woman in the parish; for the least degree of civility, or even correspondence, with any female, was sure to bring his wife upon her back, and his own.
Jealous is every virtue of the others, and a dreadful thing is jealousy.