from The Century Dictionary.
- noun One who envies.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.
- noun One who envies; one who desires inordinately what another possesses.
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- noun One who
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Qur'an 113:3 "From the mischievous evil of Darkness as it becomes intensely dark, and from the mischief of those who practice the evil of malignant witchcraft and blowing on knots, and from the mischievous evil of the envier when he covets."
Day-break from mischief of what He did make from mischief of moon eclipse-showing and from mischief of witches on cord-knots blowing and from mischief of envier when envying.
Three things for ever hinder her to visit us, for fear Of the intriguing spy and eke the rancorous envier;
Of hate-full, slandering envier and his hired spies:
It is agreed that envy involves an envier (“Subject”), a party who is envied (“Rival”)—this may be a person or group of persons—and some possession, capacity or trait that the subject supposes the rival to have (the “good”).
Et au final moi j'dis que j'ai rien a envier au pitite ecoliere japouniaise * bave bave*
A mean wretch that cannot vie with another in virtue will assail him with malignity: -- The narrow-minded envier will somehow manage to revile thee, who in thy presence might have the tongue of his utterance struck dumb.
And Sahwah the Sunfish, the lover of maiden bravery, the envier of heroines, was the greatest of them all, and knew it not.
I replied, in my desire of forgiveness, Verily, if thou wilt pardon me, God will pardon thee in recompense for thy shewing mercy to a Muslim who hath done thee no injury: and I humbled myself in the most abject manner, and said to him, Pardon me as the envied man did the envier.
So he ordered them to enter their cells; and the envier said to him, Arise, and let us walk together, and converse; and they walked on until they came to the deserted well before mentioned, when the envier pushed the envied man into this well, without the knowledge of any one, and went his way, imagining that he had killed him.