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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 of envy covetousness, enviousness, green-eyed monster, invidiousness, jealousy, resentment Words Related to envy animosity, enmity, hatred, ill will; malice, maliciousness, spitefulness Near Antonyms of envy 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 of envy begrudge, resent Words Related to envy 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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