"jealousy" Definition

  1. n. The quality of being jealous; earnest concern or solicitude; painful apprehension of rivalship in cases nearly affecting one's happiness; painful suspicion of the faithfulness of husband, wife, or lover.

More About jealousy

Position in dictionary: 53936 of 111710 words.
Word Type: n.,
Words that start with "jealousy": 1
Words that end with "jealousy": 1
Words that contain "jealousy": 1
Next words in dictionary: jeames, jean, jears, jeat, jedding ax, jee, jeel, jeer, jeered, jeerer
Previous words in dictionary: jealousness, jealously, jealousies, jealoushood, jealous, jazerant, jazel, jayhawker, jayet, jay

English Dictionary Definition of jealousy

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