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jealous

adjective

Synonyms and Antonyms of jealous

  1. 1 intolerant of rivalry or unfaithfulness <a boyfriend who became jealous whenever she paid attention to anyone but him> Synonyms possessive Related Words controlling, demanding, domineering, grasping; covetous, envious, invidious, jaundiced; distrustful, mistrustful, suspicious; overprotective, protective Near Antonyms undemanding; permissive, tolerant, tolerating, trustful, trusting, understanding

  2. 2 having or showing mean resentment of another's possessions or advantages <was jealous of his friend's great popularity with the girls> Synonyms covetous, green-eyed, invidious, jaundiced, envious, resentfulRelated Words begrudging, grudging; avaricious, grasping, greedy, rapacious; distrustful, suspicious; malicious, petty, spitefulNear Antonyms generous, kind, kindhearted; altruistic, benevolent, charitable; well-meaningAntonyms unenvious




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