jealousy

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Pronunciation[change]

  • IPA: /ˈdʒɛləsi/
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Noun[change]

Singular
jealousy

Plural
jealousies

  1. (uncountable) Jealousy is the bad feeling you get when somebody else has something that you want.
    I felt great jealousy towards them and their successes
  2. (uncountable) Jealousy is the bad feeling you get when somebody you're interested in shows interest in another, or when the other person shows interest in them.
    Men act violently out of sexual jealousy more than women.

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