What is another word for Envies?

Pronunciation: [ˈɛnvɪz] (IPA)

Envy, jealousy, covetousness, and greed are all synonyms for the word "envies." Each of these words implies a strong desire for something that someone else possesses, whether it is material possessions or personal qualities. Envy suggests resentment and bitterness towards someone who has what one lacks. Jealousy is a similar emotion, but it implies a fear of losing something one already has. Covetousness is an intense desire to possess something that belongs to another. And greed is a desire for more than one needs or has already accumulated. Understanding the nuances of these synonyms can help us better express our emotions when we feel envious of someone else's success or good fortune.

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    • Verb, 3rd person singular present

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Usage examples for Envies

He who writes well is jealous of him who judges well, and he who judges well Envies him who writes well.
"An Essay on Criticism"
John Oldmixon
The whole of Europe Envies your city the honour of having produced that celebrated man.
"The Life of Napoleon I (Volumes, 1 and 2)"
John Holland Rose
Long springs, mild winters glad that spot By Jove's good grace, and Aulon, dear To fruitful Bacchus, Envies not Falernian cheer.
"Horace and His Influence"
Grant Showerman

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