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- n. The state of being envious
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. The state or quality of being envious.
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- n. a feeling of grudging admiration and desire to have something that is possessed by another
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The fruit of love of God produces peace, compassion, non-enviousness for all beings, and tolerance, to name but a few of by-products.
Actually, there is a bit of enviousness, or what we call, I don't know what is the English word for it, but it is like gloating.
But when I think of Gibson and Boyce, I don ` t know them, but I also wonder if they interpreted events very negatively, felt diminished, snubbed, enviousness in fact didn ` t motivate some of this as well.
They tell us, also, that Catulus himself alleged this in vindication of his honor, accusing, in various ways, the enviousness of Marius.
So I think there's a spirit of enviousness or perhaps competition.
"It's nothing but enviousness," he said in a lowered tone, which had a stimulating effect upon my wearied hearing.
She kept her eyes on me, and repeated with a sort of whimsical enviousness:
The cottager whose pearl Colin had come down to inspect, slapped the farmer on the back, and without a trace of enviousness -- for he himself had been lucky -- joined in his delight.
I think of the dear people whose living was confident and glad because of their faith in You: I think of them, and in my heart contends a blind contrition, and a yearning, and an enviousness, and yet a tender sort of amusement colors all.
But instead of that, all at once the kite fell headlong to earth, child and all; and when she ran to pick him up, Bimsha found that her son's life had fallen forfeit to her own enviousness and folly.