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Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
mad with grief/fear/jealousy etc
▪ When she heard of her son’s death, she was mad with grief.
pang of jealousy/guilt/remorse/regret
▪ She felt a sudden pang of guilt.
▪ The sudden rivalries and petty jealousies.
▪ Her petty jealousy and deep ambivalence about Dickinson explode through her schoolmarm prose.
▪ Whoever succeeds Kinnock, these differences are unlikely to get in anyone's way. Petty rivalries and jealousies will.
▪ This bitter struggle was personified by the Soong family, for years rent by political differences and petty jealousies.
▪ Athelstan watched the scene around him and tried to keep his mind free of Benedicta and the petty jealousies which nagged him.
▪ There's an even an air of professional jealousy at the Pinchers' Berkshire home.
▪ It hardly mattered whether unfounded suspicion, bred by professional jealousy, or something more serious had prompted this anonymous note.
▪ Which begins with a disclaimer, denying even a grain of professional jealousy.
▪ A very scholarly and erudite work, widely acclaimed at the time but since much maligned. Professional jealousy?
▪ For an instant Alyssia felt a rush of jealousy, which she just as quickly stamped on.
▪ Jane feels jealousy and berates herself for having imagined Rochester attracted to her plain self.
▪ It felt like jealousy, but how could she know that?
▪ If he felt a pang of jealousy, it vanished at once.
▪ The pain she felt went beyond jealousy this time.
▪ I certainly felt lust and jealousy, but if that's all love was, it wasn't enough.
▪ He felt a pang of jealousy.
▪ You're so young, you've never felt love or jealousy, have you, Miss Eyre?
a twinge of guilt/envy/sadness/jealousy etc
▪ Carew felt a twinge of envy.
▪ Romanov felt a twinge of envy at the thought that he could never hope to live in such style.
▪ Thrilled by the beauty of the scene, she had sometimes felt a twinge of envy for the people on board.
be eaten up with/by jealousy/anger/curiosity etc
▪ For a moment, she was overcome by jealousy.
▪ He quit last week, citing office politics and petty jealousies.
▪ How should a single mother deal with her son's jealousy of her new boyfriend?
▪ On one level, the story of Snow White is about a mother's jealousy of her daughter's beauty and sexuality.
▪ Professional jealousy can cause huge problems in the office.
▪ The police believe Morgan strangled his girlfriend in a fit of jealousy.
▪ Acknowledge your jealousy, laugh at your unreasonable behaviour, and don't take yourself so seriously.
▪ Educated men hid their jealousy awfully well.
▪ I am immobilized by anger, jealousy, and revulsion.
▪ Psychologists have found that couples who lack moments of jealousy are less likely to stay together than jealous ones.
▪ She merely shook her head while jealousy gnawed at her.
The Collaborative International Dictionary

Jealousy \Jeal"ous*y\, n.; pl. Jealousies. [ F. jalousie. See Jealous, and cf. Jalousie.] The quality of being jealous; earnest concern or solicitude; painful apprehension of rivalship in cases directly affecting one's happiness; painful suspicion of the faithfulness of husband, wife, or lover.

I was jealous for jealousy.
--Zech. viii. 2.

Jealousy is the . . . apprehension of superiority.

Whoever had qualities to alarm our jealousy, had excellence to deserve our fondness.

Douglas Harper's Etymology Dictionary

c.1200, of God; c.1300, of persons, from Old French jalousie "enthusiasm, love, longing, jealousy" (12c.), from jalos (see jealous). Meaning "zeal, fervor, devotion" is late 14c.


n. 1 (context uncountable English) A state of suspicious guarding towards a spouse, lover etc., from fears of infidelity. 2 (context countable English) A resentment towards someone for a perceived advantage or superiority they hold. 3 Envy towards another's possessions 4 (context archaic English) A close concern for someone or something, solicitude, vigilance.

  1. n. a feeling of jealous envy (especially of a rival) [syn: green-eyed monster]

  2. zealous vigilance; "cherish their official political freedom with fierce jealousy"-Paul Blanshard

Jealousy (Queen song)

Jealousy is a song by British Rock band Queen which has been originally released on their seventh studio album Jazz in 1978, and one year later has been released as the fourth and last single from the album. It was written by Freddie Mercury.

Jealousy (X Japan album)

Jealousy is the third studio album by the Japanese heavy metal band X Japan, then named X. The album was released on July 1, 1991 by Sony, as the band's second major label release. Jealousy is the band's best-selling album, having sold more than one million copies, it topped the Oricon chart and stayed on the chart for 50 weeks. The album's singles would also reach the top three on the chart. It is their last album under the name "X", before changing to "X Japan", and the last to feature Taiji on bass, who would be replaced by Heath.


Jealousy is an emotion, and the word typically refers to the thoughts and feelings of insecurity, fear, concern, and anxiety over an anticipated loss of status or something of great personal value, particularly in reference to a human connection. Jealousy often consists of a combination of emotions such as anger, resentment, inadequacy, helplessness and disgust. In its original meaning, jealousy is distinct from envy, though the two terms have popularly become synonymous in the English language, with jealousy now also taking on the definition originally used for envy alone. Jealousy is a typical experience in human relationships. It has been observed in infants five months and older. Some claim that jealousy is seen in every culture; however, others claim jealousy is a culture-specific phenomenon.

Jealousy is often reinforced as a series of particularly strong emotions and constructed as a universal human experience; it has been a theme of many artistic works. Psychologists have proposed several models of the processes underlying jealousy and have identified factors that result in jealousy. Sociologists have demonstrated that cultural beliefs and values play an important role in determining what triggers jealousy and what constitutes socially acceptable expressions of jealousy. Biologists have identified factors that may unconsciously influence the expression of jealousy. Artists have explored the theme of jealousy in photographs, paintings, movies, songs, plays, poems, and books. Theologians have offered religious views of jealousy based on the scriptures of their respective faiths.

Jealousy (disambiguation)

Jealousy is an emotion.

Jealousy or Jealous may also refer to:

Jealousy (Pet Shop Boys song)

"Jealousy" is a song originally written in 1982 by the Pet Shop Boys, recorded for their 1990 album Behaviour. In 1991, it was released in a slightly remixed form as a single, which appears on both Pet Shop Boys' greatest hits albums. It has also been covered by the British band Dubstar, and was sung by Robbie Williams at the 2006 Pet Shop Boys' BBC Radio 2 concert at the Mermaid Theatre, a recording of which was released on the Pet Shop Boys' live album Concrete.

Jealousy (1999 film)

Jealousy is a 1999 Spanish film, written and directed by Vicente Aranda. It stars Daniel Giménez Cacho, Aitana Sanchez-Gijón, Maria Botto and Luis Tosar.

Jealousy (Sparkadia song)

"Jealousy" is the third single and tenth track taken from Sparkadia's debut album Postcards. The song got 'Premier Pick of the Week' which is a future prediction on the Australian Music Report site which is the official site for Australian radio. "Jealousy" was released at the time Sparkadia went on their national 'Postcards' tour around Australia and received massive amounts of airplay on mainstream stations. Jealousy also managed to score a place at #79 on Australia's Triple J Hottest 100, 2008.

Jealousy (1931 film)

Jealousy is a 1931 British drama film directed by G.B. Samuelson and starring Lilian Oldland, Malcolm Keen, Harold French and Frank Pettingell. The film follows a man who falls madly in love with a woman and stages a robbery in an effort to frame her sweetheart.

Jealousy (1934 film)

Jealousy is a 1934 American drama film directed by Roy William Neill and starring Nancy Carroll, George Murphy, Donald Cook and Raymond Walburn. The film was released on November 23, 1934.

Jealousy (Loudness EP)

Jealousy is an EP by Japanese band Loudness. It was released in May 1988 only in Japan, a market that the band felt to have neglected in favour of American audiences. It would also mark the final recording with the classic line-up, until Spiritual Canoe in 2001. Singer Minoru Niihara left the band after the end of the domestic tour promoting this release. The song "Long Distance Love" would later be reworked for the On the Prowl album, with vocals by American singer Mike Vescera.

Jealousy (Dirt Band album)

Jealousy is an album released in 1981 by the Dirt Band (aka Nitty Gritty Dirt Band) . The band is notable for having many charting albums and singles. This album reached 102 on the US album charts. The single "Fire In The Sky" reached 76 on the US singles chart.

Jealousy (Will Young song)

"Jealousy" is a song by the British singer Will Young. It was released in August 2011 as the first single from his album Echoes which was released on the same day. The single gave Young his first UK Top 5 hit in five years (since " All Time Love" in 2006 which reached number three).

The song won the PopJustice's Twenty Quid Music Prize 2012.

Jealousy (1916 film)

Jealousy was a 1916 American silent drama film written and directed by Will S. Davis. The film starred Valeska Suratt in another popular vamp role. The film is now considered lost.

Jealousy (horse)

Jealousy (1854 – December 1868) was a British Thoroughbred racehorse. She is best known for winning the Grand National Steeplechase in 1861. She also competed in the Grand National in 1859 and won the Doncaster Grand National Steeplechase that year. She was owned by Mr. Bayley and later J. Bennett and was trained by Charles Balchin.

Jealousy (1925 film)

Jealousy'' (German:Eifersucht'') is a 1925 German silent comedy drama film directed by Karl Grune and starring Lya De Putti, Werner Krauss and Georg Alexander.

Jealousy (1929 film)

Jealousy is a 1929 American pre-Code drama film directed by Jean de Limur and released by Paramount Pictures. It is based on the French play Monsieur Lamberthier, by Louis Verneuil. The play was translated by Eugene Walter and ran on Broadway under the title Jealousy in 1928. The film version starred Jeanne Eagels and Fredric March, and is the second sound film and final motion picture featuring Eagels.

The film was initially shot with British actor Anthony Bushell as Pierre, but he was replaced by March at Eagels' insistence. Supporting actress Hilda Moore died before Jealousy was released, while the film's star, Jeanne Eagels, died of an overdose of chloral hydrate one month after the film was released.

Jealousy (painting)

Jealousy is a painting by Norwegian artist Edvard Munch. Munch returned to this image throughout his whole life - he completed no less than 11 painted versions of Jealousy. The first painting was executed in 1895, and the last was made during the 1930s. Munch also created four lithograph versions and one drypoint of Jealousy.

The painting was made during European period and is based on expressionism style. The 1895 oil on canvas painting, perhaps the most famous version, is now housed at Rasmus Meyer Collection, Bergen and it measures 67 by 100 centimeters. In addition, eight painted versions are possessed by the Munch Museum in Oslo and one version is located at the Städel Museum in Frankfurt am Main (on loan from a private collection). Another version, executed between 1898 and 1900, is called Jealousy in the Bath and was sold at Sotheby's in 1982, but the current location remains unknown.

Jealousy (1922 film)

Jealousy'' (Polish:Zazdrosc'') is a 1922 Polish silent drama film directed by Wiktor Biegański and starring Zofia Jaroszewska, Mariusz Maszynski and Antoni Piekarski.

Jealousy (1945 film)

Jealousy is a 1945 American film noir directed by Gustav Machatý, featuring John Loder, Jane Randolph, Karen Morley and Nils Asther.

Jealousy (2013 film)

Jealousy is a 2013 French drama film directed by Philippe Garrel. It was screened in the main competition section at the 70th Venice International Film Festival.

Jealousy (1942 film)

Jealousy'' (Italian:Gelosia'') is a 1942 Italian drama film directed by Ferdinando Maria Poggioli and starring Luisa Ferida, Roldano Lupi and Ruggero Ruggeri. The film was shot at Cinecittà in Rome.

Jealousy (1953 film)

Jealousy is a 1953 Italian drama film directed by Pietro Germi. It is based on the novel Il marchese di Roccaverdina by Luigi Capuana.

Jealousy (Martin Solveig song)

"Jealousy" is a song by French DJ and record producer Martin Solveig. The song was released in the France as a CD single on 8 May 2006. It was released as the second single from his second studio album Hedonist (2005). The song was written and produced by Martin Solveig. The song peaked at number 36 on the French Singles Chart, and at number 62 on the UK Singles Chart.

Jealousy (1953 Finnish film)

Jealousy (Finnish: Mustasukkaisuus) is a 1953 Finnish drama film directed by Teuvo Tulio and starring Regina Linnanheimo, Eero Paganus and Assi Raine. It was a remake of Restless Blood (1946).

Usage examples of "jealousy".

And though he dared not to take any steps towards his further grandeur, lest he should expose himself to the jealousy of so penetrating a prince as Henry, he still hoped that, by accumulating riches and power, and by acquiring popularity, he might in time be able to open his way to the throne.

The singular jealousy of the Venetians for the solidarity of their government, with their no less singular jealousy of individual aggrandizement, together with the rare perception of mental characteristics that was fostered by the daily culture of the councils in which every noble took his part, led them constantly to ignore their selfish hopes in order to choose the right man for the place.

The woman seemed unaware of the effect her kindness to the Hermunduri had had upon the villagers, but Anomia knew and writhed inwardly with jealousy.

There is not simply an inquiry as to the value of classic culture, a certain jealousy of the schools where it is obtained, a rough popular contempt for the graces of learning, a failure to see any connection between the first aorist and the rolling of steel rails, but there is arising an angry protest against the conditions of a life which make one free of the serene heights of thought and give him range of all intellectual countries, and keep another at the spade and the loom, year after year, that he may earn food for the day and lodging for the night.

Moreover, the working of the dry method has been monopolised by a small ring of assayers, with the double result of exciting outside jealousy and, worse still, of retarding the development and improvement of the process.

Wracked by jealousy, Cornelia had become the pawn of Asterion, the ancient Minotaur and archenemy of the Game, and had murdered Genvissa just as she and Brutus were about to complete the Game.

Jealousy of the aggrandizement of the French in the New World, mortification for their own unsuccessful efforts in that quarter, and a still stronger motive of hatred to the faith of the Huguenot, induced the bigoted Philip II of Spain to despatch Pedro Menendez de Aviles, a brave, bigoted, and remorseless soldier, to drive out the French colony, and take possession of the country for himself.

She, who neither meant nor suspected any ill, was quite at her ease, and we should have enjoyed the joke, and everything would have gone on pleasantly, if her husband had possessed some modicum of manners and common sense, but he began to get into a perfect fury of jealousy.

Next morning she begged pardon for her jealousy, and to cure it insisted on my speaking constantly to Veronique.

As a flash of emotion akin to jealousy came to life inside him, Benedict quickly diverted his gaze elsewhere.

Jealousy smolders as Bev picks up speed, heading due west to Jacks Boat Landing.

Probably had the bibb is of Seringapatam falling out of their saris, and Crosby, whose wife had died of the fever ten years before and who consoled himself with a two-rupee village whore every Thursday night, felt a pang of jealousy.

He boasted that jealousy was utterly foreign to his character, and maintained that the true lover would accustom himself to see his mistress inspire desires in other men.

Mr Buckthorn and Mr Silverwood should learn that we are lovers, they would be consumed by jealousy.

Jealousy, envy, fear of losing him, fear of never having had him, apprehension over the differences in their cultures, the differences in their experience and feelings, the suddenly real threat of Buhl Mining versus claims 1014-15, all contrived to generate the hysterical scream.