Adjective "Jealous" Definition and Examples




    1. feeling resentment against someone because of that person's rivalry, success, or advantages (often followed by of): He was jealous of his rich brother.

    2. feeling resentment because of another's success, advantage, etc. (often followed by of): He was jealous of his brother's wealth.

    3. characterized by or proceeding from suspicious fears or envious resentment: a jealous rage; jealous intrigues.

    4. inclined to or troubled by suspicions or fears of rivalry, unfaithfulness


    "people can be jealous of people."

    "people can be jealous of successes."

    "people can be jealous of facts."

    "places can be jealous of states."

    "people can be jealous of places."

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