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Another word for envy

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Noun
  1. Resentful or painful desire for another's advantages

    See also:

    desire

Verb
  1. To feel envy towards or for

      1. To give or expend with reluctance:
      2. To envy (someone) the possession or enjoyment of (something):
      3. To feel ill will or resentment at the possession or employment of (something) by another
      1. To want ardently (esp., something that another person has); long for with envy
      2. To wish for (something) longingly.
      3. To covet that which is another's.
      1. To be reluctant to give or admit:
      2. To resent for having; begrudge:
      3. To envy and resent (someone) because of that person's possession or enjoyment of (something); begrudge
    See also:

    desire

Another word for envy

Noun
Verb

Synonym Study

  • To covet is to long ardently and wrongfully for something that belongs to another
  • Begrudge implies an unwillingness that someone should possess or enjoy something that is needed or deserved
  • To envy another is to feel ill will, jealousy, or discontent at the person's possession of something that one keenly desires to have or achieve oneself