Jealous in a sentence 🔊

Definition of Jealous

Suspecting rivalry in love; troubled by worries that one might have been replaced in someone's affections; suspicious of a lover or spouse's fidelity. [from 13th c.] | Protective, zealously guarding, careful in the protection of something one has or appreciates. [from 14th c.] | Envious; feeling resentful or angered toward someone for a perceived advantage or success, material or otherwise. [from 14th c.]

Short Example Sentences for Jealous

  • 1. Was she jealous of him? 🔊
  • 2. Not that he was jealous in any way. 🔊
  • 3. I would never have been jealous of him. 🔊
  • 4. You are a dangerous man for a jealous woman to love. 🔊
  • 5. Are you, then, jealous of me? 🔊
  • 6. It conveyed the suspicion of the jealous old male. 🔊
  • 7. Dear spouse, control your jealous transports. 🔊
  • 8. Hera was a jealous wife, and with good cause. 🔊
  • 9. But Renouard was no longer jealous of her very existence. 🔊
  • 10. Jealous fool, mean and petty, jealous fool!... 🔊
  • 11. From that time on Tom became insanely jealous of Mark. 🔊
  • 12. They were jealous of his enormous hit, of our dazzling success. 🔊
  • 13. I am not like a jealous woman who goes and fights her rival in the darkness. 🔊
  • 14. I remember that vision of endless, narrow, jealous individuality very vividly. 🔊
  • 15. The fact is, he felt exceedingly jealous of Mole for what he had just done. 🔊
  • 16. Could the girl be jealous of his attentions to Mrs. Wentworth? 🔊
  • 17. In the heart of Constance Ellsworth there went on jealous questionings. 🔊

How to use Jealous in Sentences?

  • 1. I believe you have an unfortunate love for me, and are jealous of our young friend. 🔊
  • 2. I perceive, to my consternation, that he has begun to grow jealous of his authority. 🔊
  • 3. He had always been jealous and envious of his sister, and was besides in immediate need of money. 🔊
  • 4. If we love glory, we are jealous of partners, and afraid even of our own instruments. 🔊
  • 5. She would spread a report that I was jealous of her, and had asked you to send her away. 🔊
  • 6. All this added a secret pleasure to the other motives he had for worrying her with jealous suspicions. 🔊
  • 7. His hair was long and smooth and fair, so fair that he had been spoken of by jealous singers as a peroxide blond. 🔊
  • 8. Now these eight emirs are so jealous of each other that fierce battles occur whenever two of them chance to meet upon the road. 🔊
  • 9. On the basis of the accepted codes the jealous people are right, and the liberal-minded ones are playing with fire. 🔊
  • 10. Only we were both very easily jealous of each other's attention, and tremendously insistent upon each other's preference. 🔊
  • 11. She only thought Westenra jealous with the natural jealousy of a man for the life he has not shared with the beloved. 🔊
  • 12. The ordinary logic is also jealous of the explanation of negation as relation, because seeming to take away the principle of contradiction. 🔊
  • 13. But she had kept it all together, had really helped him, and was touched when she remembered that jealous scene he made about the letter. 🔊
  • 14. She was truly good-natured and kind, except to rivals in her own sphere, but when jealous she was rather redoubtable. 🔊
  • 15. Pennsylvania was jealous of the westward advance of Virginia, and desired to thwart rather than to assist her. 🔊
  • 16. And I thought then she was jealous of him in a way; though there were no women that she could be jealous about. 🔊
  • 17. She was growing jealous of his love for Alured and of us, and had a fierce glad hope of getting him more to herself. 🔊
  • 18. It must mean that Mark had proposed and been refused, and being jealous of him had taken this way to scare him away. 🔊