Feeling or exhibiting envy; actuated or directed by, or proceeding from, envy; -- said of a person, disposition, feeling, act, etc.; jealously pained by the excellence or good fortune of another; maliciously grudging; -- followed by of, at, and against; as, an envious man, disposition, attack; envious tongues.
Those who are believed to be most abject and humble are usually most ambitious and envious. Baruch Spinoza
The envious man grows lean at the success of his neighbor. Horace
Man is by nature competitive, combative, ambitious, jealous, envious, and vengeful. Arthur Keith
Nature, more of a stepmother than a mother in several ways, has sown a seed of evil in the hearts of mortals, especially in the more thoughtful men, which makes them dissatisfied with their own lot and envious of another s. Desiderius Erasmus
As iron is eaten away by rust, so the envious are consumed by their own passion. Antisthenes
envious in Danish is misundelig
envious in Dutch is jaloers, ijverzuchtig, afgunstig
envious in French is envieux
envious in German is neidisch
envious in Italian is invidioso
envious in Norwegian is misunnelig
envious in Spanish is envidioso
envious in Swedish is avundsjuk
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