Jealous ( adjective , verb )

(As an adjective)

Jealous ( adjective )

  1. Feeling or showing envy of someone or their achievements and advantages.
  2. Protective or wary of one's position or possessions.

Origin:

Late middle english: from old french gelos, from gelosie "jealousy", based on latin zelosus "full of zeal".

Examples:

  1. She was jealous of her sister's success.
  2. He was jealous of his friend's new car.
  3. She was jealous of her colleague's promotion.
  4. He was jealous of his partner's attention.
  5. She was jealous of her neighbor's house.

(As a verb)

Jealous ( verb )

  1. Feeling or showing envy of someone or their achievements and advantages.
  2. Protective or wary of one's position or possessions.

Origin:

Late middle english: from old french gelos, from gelosie "jealousy", based on latin zelosus "full of zeal".

Examples:

  1. She was jealous of her sister's success.
  2. He was jealous of his friend's new car.
  3. She was jealous of her colleague's promotion.
  4. He was jealous of his partner's attention.
  5. She was jealous of her neighbor's house.
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