Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of noun envy

2 senses of envy

Sense 1
envy, enviousness -- (a feeling of grudging admiration and desire to have something that is possessed by another)
       => resentment, bitterness, gall, rancor, rancour -- (a feeling of deep and bitter anger and ill-will)

Sense 2
envy, invidia -- (spite and resentment at seeing the success of another (personified as one of the deadly sins))
       => mortal sin, deadly sin -- (an unpardonable sin entailing a total loss of grace; "theologians list seven mortal sins")

Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of verb envy

2 senses of envy

Sense 1
envy -- (feel envious towards; admire enviously)
       => admire, look up to -- (feel admiration for)

Sense 2
envy, begrudge -- (be envious of; set one's heart on)
       => desire, want -- (feel or have a desire for; want strongly; "I want to go home now"; "I want my own room")

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