Definitions

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  • n. The state or condition of being jealous.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. State or quality of being jealous.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. The state or character of being jealous; suspicion; suspicious vigilance.

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Examples

  • When bobos try to dis me and beef me I tell them that its just sheer jealousness kiilling them. sheer Jealousness.

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  • Obviously, I would be no other than admiring and jealousness.

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  • Ef dey wuz any jealousness proned inter me, I'd des lay yer en pout 'kaze Brer Fox done fine out whar I gits my Pimmerly Plum.'

    Nights With Uncle Remus Myths and Legends of the Old Plantation

  • The evil eye isn't literally an eye, it is the gaze that is given by the jealousness of people going by because they covet what they see and can't have it.

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  • We issue this statement in support of the actions of brother Nidal Malik Hassan; as a congratulations for his brave and heroic deed, as well as the jealousness he displayed for the pains suffered by the Muslim Ummah as a result of the modern Zionist-Christian Crusades against it.

    The Two Malcontents

  • Don't you think in a lot of these cases it is just as much a case of hates, jealousness and pettiness on the part of directors, sponsors and producers and it is being blamed on low ratings?

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  • a great enemy to all good knights; and that proveth well, for he hath chased out of that country Sir Tristram, that is the worshipfullest knight that now is living, and all knights speak of him worship; and for jealousness of his queen he hath chased him out of his country.

    Le Morte d'Arthur: Sir Thomas Malory's book of King Arthur and of his noble knights of the Round table

  • Sir, said Sir Lamorak, I understand by your tongue ye be of Cornwall, wherein there dwelleth the shamefullest king that is now living, for he is a great enemy to all good knights; and that proveth well, for he hath chased out of that country Sir Tristram, that is the worshipfullest knight that now is living, and all knights speak of him worship; and for jealousness of his queen he hath chased him out of his country.

    Le Morte Darthur: Sir Thomas Malory's Book of King Arthur and of his Noble Knights of the Round Table, Volume 2

  • That's starting to happen a bit, it's that jealousness or that sense of fear. "

    Lindsay Mitchell

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