Adjectives for Jealousy | Words to describe Jealousy


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  • 1. There was much bravado in these combats, but they gave rise to great jealousy, violent blows, and bad wounds. 🔊
  • 2. The deep instinctive jealousy of the primordial father was still strong in old Grammont's blood. 🔊
  • 3. My pride, my trust were hurt but after that I can't ever feel that personal jealousy any more. 🔊
  • 4. The service was, however, far more impaired by the insubordination of Landais, who evinced great jealousy of his superior. 🔊
  • 5. An unreasonable, bucolic jealousy, partly due to his condition, overcame Collie's usual serenity. 🔊
  • 6. The lucky traveller who falls into this paradise is seized with a certain instant jealousy of it, and communicates his knowledge only to his family and his friends. 🔊
  • 7. The former, like Elijah, are very jealous for their Lord, and such jealousy breeds narrowness and intolerance. 🔊
  • 8. Then to have seen him in the hospital, helpless, seemingly beyond any noticeable influence of her presence, stirred in her a kind of maternal jealousy. 🔊
  • 9. He had to cope with Spanish deceit and Malay craft, with the ill-concealed antagonism of the German and the unexpressed jealousy of Japan. 🔊
  • 10. His appointment to the command of the Guides, over the heads of many of his seniors, had from the first excited much jealousy and ill-will among the numerous aspirants to so distinguished a post. 🔊
  • 11. He bit his lip in mad jealousy as there arose before his eyes a vision of that far-off oasis of dark palms, the steely sky with the bright stars shining, and of two figures clasped breast to breast. 🔊
  • 12. An insidious jealousy was discolouring everything which she looked on with her "mind's eye. 🔊
  • 13. It was her father who made the match; and Amelia had succumbed, not through the obedience claimed by parents of an elder day, but from hot jealousy and the pique inevitably born of it. 🔊
  • 14. A little jealousy was quite in order with regard to Mrs. Hawthorne now, on the simple ground of that more intimate footing of friendship established between them by the portrait. 🔊
  • 15. The old lady looked at me, with confidence in my powers, and the mother joined her in a helpless, despairing manner, mixed with a little maternal jealousy, at seeing me in the place that was hers by right. 🔊
  • 16. She became convinced that her own jealousy had led her into error; when Kateri was dead, she who had done the mischief could never speak of her without weeping to think how needlessly she had wronged and grieved her. 🔊
  • 17. Between these two equally devoted members of "Miss Betty's" family had always existed a bitter jealousy as to which was the most loyal to their mistress's interests. 🔊
  • 18. From an unworthy jealousy Blazer was at first disposed to sniff at Elsie, but when he found that she joined heartily in the few poor amusements the place afforded an honest dog, he became more gracious. 🔊
  • 19. And the visionary jealousy which had risen within her at the memory of her lost child vanished, though in her heart she doubted whether her poor dead Elsie had ever won such love as George had now to give her sister. 🔊
  • 20. She did not see it then, but nursed in her heart imaginary wrongs and injuries; and, above all, she yielded to a wild, fierce jealousy of Valentine Charteris. 🔊
  • 21. My whole soul was filled with a terror of anxiety, of mad jealousy, and desperate fear for my lady's sake. 🔊
  • 22. Three or four letters from his mother had reached him, but that lady's causeless jealousy of Mrs. Arnot had grown to such proportions that she never mentioned her old friend's name. 🔊
  • 23. With her own hands she ran ribbons and rearranged trimmings and packed, to the secret jealousy of Ellen, keeping up a constant stream of shrewd comment and advice, some of which Joan found worth remembering. 🔊
  • 24. It was always worse towards evening--an agony of longing, regret, fury, vague jealousy and desire. 🔊
  • 25. It appears that Persian jealousy was excited by his enterprising spirit; he fell under the displeasure of the Zil-es-Sultan, and in 1882 was put to death by poison while on his annual visit of homage. 🔊
  • 26. On the one hand was a great desire, robbed of any appearance of shame and grossness by the power of love, and on the other hand, the possible jealousy of so and so, the disapproval of so and so, material risks and dangers. 🔊

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