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JEALOUSY

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 Dictionary entry overview: What does jealousy mean? 

JEALOUSY (noun)
  The noun JEALOUSY has 2 senses:

1. a feeling of jealous envy (especially of a rival)
2. zealous vigilance

  Familiarity information: JEALOUSY used as a noun is rare.


 Dictionary entry details 


JEALOUSY (noun)


Sense 1jealousy [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

A feeling of jealous envy (especially of a rival)

Classified under:

Nouns denoting feelings and emotions

Synonyms:

green-eyed monster; jealousy

Hypernyms ("jealousy" is a kind of...):

enviousness; envy (a feeling of grudging admiration and desire to have something that is possessed by another)


Sense 2jealousy [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

Zealous vigilance

Classified under:

Nouns denoting cognitive processes and contents

Context example:

cherish their official political freedom with fierce jealousy

Hypernyms ("jealousy" is a kind of...):

alertness; vigilance; wakefulness; watchfulness (the process of paying close and continuous attention)


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