What does the word jealousy mean?

  • An irrational reaction compounded of grief, loss of self- esteem, enmity against the rival and self criticism.

Usage examples for jealousy

  1. The Communist Labor Party is decidedly more in favor of the I. W. W. than the Communist Party; but the main differences between these two parties seems to be a matter of race, language, and especially of personal jealousy and dislike among the leaders. – The Red Conspiracy by Joseph J. Mereto
  2. Louise's affection for Ada was short- lived, and a certain jealousy possessed her when she saw that Eva Monroe had taken an affection for her. – Salome by Emma Marshall
  3. At least, jealousy on the part of Yturrio's wife, whether or not she cares for him! – 54-40 or Fight by Emerson Hough

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