What is another word for enviously?

Pronunciation: [ˈɛnvɪəsli] (IPA)

When we feel envious, we experience a sense of discontent or resentment towards someone who possesses something we want. There are several synonyms for enviously that can be used to express this feeling, such as covetously, jealously, begrudgingly, or resentfully. Covetously suggests a greedy desire to possess what someone else has, while jealously implies a fear of losing what we already have. Begrudgingly is used when we feel resentful towards someone for having something we believe we deserve. Resentfully, on the other hand, signifies a deep-seated feeling of bitterness and anger towards the person we envy. All of these synonyms for enviously capture the complex emotions that arise when we feel deprived or inferior to others.

What are the hypernyms for Enviously?

A hypernym is a word with a broad meaning that encompasses more specific words called hyponyms.

Usage examples for Enviously

It was noised about that Leo Dunbar had captured the savage brute, and the boys gazed at the farm lad enviously.
"Leo the Circus Boy"
Ralph Bonehill
Actor, and friend of Euripides; enviously reported to help him in writing his plays.
"A Handbook to the Works of Browning (6th ed.)"
Mrs. Sutherland Orr
"I wish there was something I could do," sighed Helen enviously.
"Ethel Morton at Chautauqua"
Mabell S. C. Smith

Famous quotes with Enviously

  • The desire to fly is an idea handed down to us by our ancestors who... looked enviously on the birds soaring freely through space... on the infinite highway of the air.
    Wilbur Wright
  • Therefore the love which us doth bind, But Fate so enviously debars, Is the conjunction of the mind, And opposition of the stars.
    Andrew Marvell

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