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Antonyms for jealous
ˈdʒɛl əsjeal·ous

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English Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. jealous

    One is envious who cherishes selfish ill will toward another because of his superior success, endowments, possessions, or the like. A person is envious of that which is another's, and to which he himself has no right or claim; he is jealous of intrusion upon that which is his own, or to which he maintains a right or claim. An envious spirit is always bad; a jealous spirit may be good or bad, according to its object and tendency. A free people must be jealous of their liberties if they would retain them. One is suspicious of another from unfavorable indications or from a knowledge of wrong in his previous conduct, or even without reason. Compare DOUBT.

    Antonyms:
    contented, friendly, kindly, satisfied, trustful, well-disposed

    Synonyms:
    envious, suspicious

    Preposition:
    Envious of (formerly at or against) a person; envious of his wealth or power; envious of him for, because of, on account of his wealth or power.

Complete Dictionary of Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. jealous

    Antonyms:
    unenvious, liberal, genial, self-denying, indifferent, unjealous

    Synonyms:
    envious, self-anxious, covetous, invidious, suspicious

Princeton's WordNet

  1. covetous, envious, jealousadjective

    showing extreme cupidity; painfully desirous of another's advantages

    "he was never covetous before he met her"; "jealous of his success and covetous of his possessions"; "envious of their art collection"

    Antonyms:
    undesirous, trusting, undesiring, trustful

    Synonyms:
    grabby, grasping, greedy, avaricious, covetous, green-eyed, envious, prehensile, overjealous

  2. jealous, green-eyed, overjealousadjective

    suspicious or unduly suspicious or fearful of being displaced by a rival

    "a jealous lover"

    Antonyms:
    trusting, undesiring, undesirous, trustful

    Synonyms:
    green-eyed, envious, overjealous, covetous

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. jealousadjective

    Synonyms:
    suspicious, distrustful

How to use jealous in a sentence?

  1. Patrick Henry:

    Is the relinquishment of the trial by jury and the liberty of the press necessary for your liberty? Will the abandonment of your most sacred rights tend to the security of your liberty? Liberty, the greatest of all earthly blessings give us that precious jewel, and you may take every thing else! Guard with jealous attention the public liberty. Suspect every one who approaches that jewel.

  2. Sipho P Nkosi:

    Never mind jealous people, they gain nothing besides heart break.

  3. Samantha Markle:

    Sad she would do that on Kates birthday - I believe she was jealous of beautiful Kate.

  4. Isaac Hanson, you know the nerd bender:

    Harry, your just jealous cuz I can get ginger pussy and you cant, so fuck you

  5. Patrick Henry:

    Guard with jealous attention the public liberty. Suspect everyone who approaches that jewel. Unfortunately, nothing will preserve it but downright force. Whenever you give up that force, you are ruined.

How to pronounce jealous?

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Australian
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Indian

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