- Arousing or likely to arouse envy: an enviable reputation for academic achievementMore example sentences
- Both Socrates and the University of Oxford now enjoy an enviable academic reputation.
- Being the weakest player on the team isn't an enviable position, but that's the reality for many kids.
- Her enviable reputation as a concert artist and opera singer has lead her to work with many of the world's leading conductors.
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- ‘For many years I have watched the rise of Ireland as an enviably vigorous European country, able to boast artistic and entrepreneurial talents in equal measure,’ he said last week.
- The luxury-hotel chain has built its reputation on enviably slick urban properties, but, in keeping with the trend to ‘cocoon’ on holiday, the company is branching out into hideaway resorts.
- From set, lighting, and sound design to the acting of even subsidiary roles, this production set an enviably high standard that made what could have been merely a museum piece into a vibrant bit of comic irony and social satire.