envy

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Pronunciation[change]

Noun[change]

Singular
envy

Plural
envies

  1. A feeling of wanting something that someone else has.
    I could feel my envy growing as I watched him play with his children.
    green with envy

Verb[change]

Plain form
envy

Third-person singular
envies

Past tense
envied

Past participle
envied

Present participle
envying

  1. To feel envy.
    I envy you; you've got a great family, a big house, a new car, and a successful career.

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Emotions or feelings (edit)

anger - confusion - embarrassment - envy - fear - happiness - hate - love - regret - sadness - shame - surprise - worry