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Definition of Jealous

Jealous

  1. Zealous; solicitous; vigilant; anxiously watchful.
  2. Apprehensive; anxious; suspiciously watchful.
  3. Exacting exclusive devotion; intolerant of rivalry.
  4. Disposed to suspect rivalry in matters of interest and affection; apprehensive regarding the motives of possible rivals, or the fidelity of friends; distrustful; having morbid fear of rivalry in love or preference given to another; painfully suspicious of the faithfulness of husband, wife, or lover.

Jealous Quotations

I think it's important to get your surroundings as well as yourself into a positive state - meaning surround yourself with positive people, not the kind who are negative and jealous of everything you do.
Heidi Klum

The jealous are troublesome to others, but a torment to themselves.
William Penn

Wisdom I know is social. She seeks her fellows. But Beauty is jealous, and illy bears the presence of a rival.
Thomas Jefferson

I can't really change my life to accommodate people who are jealous. I don't see why I should.
Sting

He that is jealous is not in love.
Saint Augustine
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Jealous Translations

jealous in Afrikaans is jaloers
jealous in Danish is misundelig
jealous in Dutch is afgunstig, jaloers, ijverzuchtig
jealous in French is jaloux
jealous in Italian is geloso
jealous in Norwegian is sjalu
jealous in Spanish is celoso
jealous in Swedish is avundsjuk, svartsjuk

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