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envy

noun

Synonyms and Antonyms of envy

  1. a painful awareness of another's possessions or advantages and a desire to have them too her envy of her neighbor's fancy clothes wrecked their friendship Synonyms covetousness, enviousness, green-eyed monster, invidiousness, jealousy, resentment Related Words animosity, enmity, hatred, ill will; malice, maliciousness, spitefulness Near Antonyms benevolence, goodwill, kindness, sympathy


envy

verb

Synonyms and Antonyms of envy

  1. to have a resentful awareness of and desire for (another's possessions or advantages) or to feel resentment toward (someone) over possessions or advantages her coworkers envied her chummy relationship with the senior vice president the other mothers envied her because she didn't have to work Synonyms begrudge, resent Related Words ache (for), covet, crave, desire, die (for), hanker (for or after), hunger (for), itch (for), jones (for) [slang], long (for), lust (for or after), pant (after), thirst (for), want, wish (for), yearn (for), yen (for); salivate


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