There are 2 translations of envy in Spanish:

envy1

Pronunciation: /ˈenvi/

n

uncountable/no numerable
  • envidia (feminine) I was filled with envy at his success su éxito me llenó de envidia eaten up with envy carcomido or corroído por la envidia her beauty excited the envy of the other women las otras envidiaban su belleza you'll be the envy of the whole school serás la envidia de toda la escuela
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    • Full of self-doubt and lack of true self-esteem, the hero's emotions express themselves in extravagant, paranoid projections, envies and resentments - most of which he foists onto his indirect or mediated rival.
    • ‘I may have a lot of bad qualities like jealousy, envy and anger, but it takes a long time for anyone to really irk me,’ says the actor.
    • Love cancels resentment, envy and jealousy and replaces them with kindness, forbearance and cordiality.

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Word of the day amnistiar
vt
to grant an amnesty to …
Cultural fact of the day

Spain's War of Independence against Napoleon Bonaparte's French occupation was ignited by the popular revolt in Madrid on 2 May 1808 against the French army. With support from the Duke of Wellington, Spanish resistance continued for over five years in a guerra de guerrillas which gave the world the concept and the term guerrilla warfare. The autocratic Fernando VII was restored to the throne in 1814, and his first act was to abolish the progressive Constitution of Cadiz adopted in 1812.

There are 2 translations of envy in Spanish:

envy2

vt (envies, envying, envied)

  • envidiar I envy her le tengo or me da envidia, la envidio to envy sb sth envidiarle algo a algn I envy you your good fortune te envidio la suerte que tienes I don't envy him the responsibility no le envidio la responsabilidad
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    • She imagined her home even lovelier than it was now, and she imagined everyone admiring her, envying her, wishing they, too, had such a gift.
    • You must mark out your territory as an artist, so that others learn to envy you and aspire to what you are doing.
    • Borges' characters can similarly be said to envy women their desire that they cannot understand and do not dare explore.

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Word of the day amnistiar
vt
to grant an amnesty to …
Cultural fact of the day

Spain's War of Independence against Napoleon Bonaparte's French occupation was ignited by the popular revolt in Madrid on 2 May 1808 against the French army. With support from the Duke of Wellington, Spanish resistance continued for over five years in a guerra de guerrillas which gave the world the concept and the term guerrilla warfare. The autocratic Fernando VII was restored to the throne in 1814, and his first act was to abolish the progressive Constitution of Cadiz adopted in 1812.