Definition of envy:
- An object of envious notice or feeling.
- Chagrin, mortification, discontent, or uneasiness at the sight of another's excellence or good fortune, accompanied with some degree of hatred and a desire to possess equal advantages; malicious grudging; -- usually followed by of; as, they did this in envy of Caesar.
- Emulation; rivalry.
- Malice; ill will; spite.
- Public odium; ill repute.
- To be filled with envious feelings; to regard anything with grudging and longing eyes; - used especially with at.
- To do harm to; to injure; to disparage.
- To emulate.
- To feel envy at or towards; to be envious of; to have a feeling of uneasiness or mortification in regard to ( any one), arising from the sight of another's excellence or good fortune and a longing to possess it.
- To feel envy on account of; to have a feeling of grief or repining, with a longing to possess ( some excellence or good fortune of another, or an equal good fortune, etc.); to look with grudging upon; to begrudge.
- To hate.
- To long after; to desire strongly; to covet.
- To show malice or ill will; to rail.
- envy (part of speech: verb)
- resent (part of speech: verb)
- resentment (part of speech: noun)
- jealousy (part of speech: noun)
- "The Orchard of Tears", Sax Rohmer.
- "The Memoires of Casanova, Complete The Rare Unabridged London Edition Of 1894, plus An Unpublished Chapter of History, By Arthur Symons", Jacques Casanova de Seingalt.
- "Audrey", Mary Johnston.