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Definitions of envy:

part of speech: past tense, past participle


part of speech: noun

Hatred or ill- will excited by the superior success or excellence of another; malice.

part of speech: present participle


part of speech: verb transitive

To look upon with a grudging eye: to hate on account of prosperity:- pr. p. envying; pa. p. envied.

part of speech: verb transitive

To grudge; to wish for ( what is another's); feel displeasure at ( the excellence or prosperity of another); to covet.

part of speech: noun

Pain at the sight of another's success: a wicked desire to supplant one: ( B.) ill- will.

part of speech: verb intransitive

To feel or exhibit covetousness.

part of speech: noun

Ill- will or displeasure felt because of the excellence or good fortune of another.

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