Simple Definition of jealousy
: an unhappy or angry feeling of wanting to have what someone else has
: an unhappy or angry feeling caused by the belief that someone you love (such as your husband or wife) likes or is liked by someone else
Full Definition of jealousy
1 : a jealous disposition, attitude, or feeling
2 : zealous vigilance
Examples of jealousy
petty jealousies among political rivals
a marriage ruined by infidelity and jealousy
He was driven crazy with jealousy.
He was unable to control his jealousies.
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