Synonyms for jealousˈdʒɛl əs

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. covetous, envious, jealous(adj)

    showing extreme cupidity; painfully desirous of another's advantages

    grabby, grasping, greedy, avaricious, covetous, green-eyed, envious, jealous, prehensile, overjealous

    undesirous, trusting, undesiring, trustful

  2. jealous, green-eyed, overjealous(adj)

    suspicious or unduly suspicious or fearful of being displaced by a rival

    green-eyed, envious, overjealous, jealous, covetous

    trusting, undesiring, undesirous, trustful

English Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. jealous

    One is envious who cherishes selfish ill will toward another because of his superior success, endowments, possessions, or the like. A person is envious of that which is another's, and to which he himself has no right or claim; he is jealous of intrusion upon that which is his own, or to which he maintains a right or claim. An envious spirit is always bad; a jealous spirit may be good or bad, according to its object and tendency. A free people must be jealous of their liberties if they would retain them. One is suspicious of another from unfavorable indications or from a knowledge of wrong in his previous conduct, or even without reason. Compare DOUBT.

    envious, suspicious

    contented, friendly, kindly, satisfied, trustful, well-disposed

    Envious of (formerly at or against) a person; envious of his wealth or power; envious of him for, because of, on account of his wealth or power.

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. jealous(a.)

    suspicious (especially of being supplanted in the affections of another)

  2. jealous(a.)

    anxious, apprehensive, solicitous

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jalous, envious, jealousy, envy

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