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 Dictionary entry overview: What does jealousy mean? 

  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 


Sense 1jealousy [BACK TO TOP]


A feeling of jealous envy (especially of a rival)

Classified under:

Nouns denoting feelings and emotions


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]


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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