noun (plural jealousies)[mass noun]
The state or feeling of being jealous: a sharp pang of jealousy [count noun]: resentments and jealousies festered
More example sentences
- I wonder if their fear is really jealousy and resentment at the initiative of today's generation.
- It deals with envy and jealousy and how these emotions cause so much unnecessary suffering in our lives.
- Sometimes Sara looks at Sarah's school friends and feels a pang of jealousy, of anger.
envy, enviousness, covetousness, desire; resentment, resentfulness, bitterness, discontent, spite, grudge
informal the green-eyed monstersuspiciousness, distrust, mistrust, doubt, insecurity, anxiety; apprehension about rivals, possessiveness, overprotectivenessprotectiveness, defensiveness, vigilance, watchfulness, heedfulness, mindfulness, care, solicitousness, attentiveness
Middle English: from Old French gelosie, from gelos (see jealous).