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Princeton's WordNet

  1. covetous, envious, jealous(adj)

    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"

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

    Antonyms:
    undesirous, trusting, undesiring, trustful

  2. jealous, green-eyed, overjealous(adj)

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

    "a jealous lover"

    Synonyms:
    green-eyed, envious, overjealous, covetous

    Antonyms:
    trusting, undesiring, undesirous, trustful

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.

    Synonyms:
    envious, suspicious

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

    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

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

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

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. jealous(a.)

    Synonyms:
    suspicious (especially of being supplanted in the affections of another)

  2. jealous(a.)

    Synonyms:
    anxious, apprehensive, solicitous

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. jealous(a)

    Synonyms:
    suspicious, distrustful

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases for "jealous":

    jalous, envious, jealousy, envy

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How to use jealous in a sentence?

  1. Anuj Somany:

    People do not get so much happiness or satisfaction by visiting to a hill station or a scenic location as much as by posting online their photo,taken there, and pretending in that picture to be ecstatic to make only others jealous in own social networking circle.

  2. Abdullah Pratt:

    It's a natural emotion for most people to feel like, OK, maybe if I had a couple of extra detectives on this case it would have been solved, there are times when I'm jealous of cases that get solved. You think selfishly sometimes.

  3. Anuj Somany:

    Women are so intensely, internally and innately jealous of one another that a woman may forgive a man who does not admire her outer beauty, but not if he applauds to call her female colleague a pretty lady.

  4. Anuj Somany:

    Women are so jealous of one another that they can't wear even the same kind of dress in a party or get-together.

  5. Mike Huckabee:

    The sad thing about it is she (Handler) boasts about two abortions she had at 16, i think she's jealous of my daughter. My daughter has a husband who loves her and is wonderful to her. My daughter has three delightful children. ... She goes to church and lives a life Chelsea Handler has never known.

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