Definition of jealousy in English:
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.
informal the green-eyed monster
suspicion, suspiciousness, distrust, mistrust, doubt, insecurity, anxiety;
protectiveness, defensiveness, vigilance, watchfulness, heedfulness, mindfulness, care, solicitousness, attentiveness