from The Century Dictionary.
- In an envious manner; with envy; with malignity excited by the excellence or prosperity of another; spitefully.
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- adverb In an
enviousmanner or to an envious degree
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- adverb with jealousy; in an envious manner
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Creek, rejoicing, on the south, west, north, and east of it, respectively, that they had got inside; while the rest of the world peeped in enviously through a knot hole.
Schnitzler is the Austrian writer whose psychological insight an astonished Freud compared "enviously" with his own.
The dogs lay in their harnesses, for it was a midday halt, and watched each mouthful enviously.
Agence France-Presse/Getty Images Chancellor of the Exchequer George Osborne U.S. politicians, faced with similar necessity, were reported to be looking on enviously as London hacked away at the budget and even flung such badges of top-nation status as its aircraft carrier fleet over the side in an effort to lose fiscal weight.
Several contestants look on enviously as Janet effortlessly plaits an elaborate Swedish cheese loaf.
Critics in this country are often accused of enviously cutting down our tallest poppies.
The Japanese may soon be looking enviously at America, where government shutdowns mean something.
Â I dreamed of them, stared enviously at boys' feet that were lucky enough to be encased in them, and I even tried to con a friend's mother into getting me a pair when she took us shopping one day.
I see how enviously she watches her newly married brothers when they are not looking.
I dreamed of them, stared enviously at boys' feet that were lucky enough to be encased in them, and I even tried to con a friend's mother into getting me a pair when she took us shopping one day.