object of envy

Definition of object of envy

  1. :  someone or something that causes people to be envious Her beautiful hair was an object of envy to her sister.

Word by Word Definitions

  1. :  something material that may be perceived by the senses

    :  something that when viewed stirs a particular emotion (as pity)

    :  something mental or physical toward which thought, feeling, or action is directed

  1. :  to put forth in opposition or as an objection

    :  to oppose something firmly and usually with words or arguments

    :  to feel distaste for something

  1. :  of, relating to, or being object code

  1. :  painful or resentful awareness of an advantage enjoyed by another joined with a desire to possess the same advantage

    :  malice

    :  an object of envious notice or feeling

  1. :  to feel envy toward or on account of

    :  begrudge

    :  to feel or show envy

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a brief usually trivial fact

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