enviable

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adjective en·vi·able \ˈen-vē-ə-bəl\

Definition of enviable

  1. :  highly desirable

enviableness

noun

enviably

play \-blē\ adverb

Examples of enviable in a sentence

  1. The company is in the enviable position of having no real competitors.

  2. She has an enviable reputation for honesty.

1602

First Known Use of enviable

1602


ENVIABLE Defined for English Language Learners

enviable

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adjective en·vi·able \ˈen-vē-ə-bəl\

Definition of enviable for English Language Learners

  • : causing envy : very desirable


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