Adjective "Jealous" Definition and Examples


    Adjective:

    Jealous


    Definition:

    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

    Examples:

    "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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