from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- adj. So desirable as to arouse envy: "the enviable English quality of being able to be mute without unrest” ( Henry James).
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- adj. Arousing or likely to arouse envy.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- adj. Fitted to excite envy; capable of awakening an ardent desire to posses or to resemble.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- That may excite envy; worthy to be envied.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- adj. causing envy
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In spite of this the Commandant's lot might fairly have been called enviable until the day which terminated the ninety-nine years 'lease upon which the Duke held the Islands.
At any rate, our gardeners would have to learn as they go, and if any man can be called enviable it is an artist learning to express art's eternal principles in a new medium, under new conditions.
Although thou hast all that the world would call enviable and happy, unless thou hast peace
With such an "enviable" percent body fat, your immune system could be at risk.
Emerging markets in Latin America and Asia are in an "enviable" position for growth, with rising consumer demand and low interest rates, Slim, 71, said in November.
Lamb, it will be remembered, had refused to let Coleridge use "enviable" in "Lewti."
While Tressel pointed out the Big Ten's "enviable" central location could allow it to expand west, south or east, Paterno said he'd like to see the Big Ten "move east a little bit" for a broader television market.
Rossland crime statistics comparing 2008 and 2009 have been released for the Alpine city with a few interesting changes but all said the city is considered "enviable" in terms of lack of crime.
Mr Dudley, who becomes BP's first overseas chief executive, said he did not underestimate the task ahead but added that BP was "financially robust" and boasted "enviable" assets and staff.