Enviableness
Enviable En"vi*a*ble, a. [From {Envy}.] Fitted to excite envy; capable of awakening an ardent desire to posses or to resemble. [1913 Webster]

One of most enviable of human beings. --Macaulay. -- {En"vi*a*ble*ness}, n. -- {En"vi*a*bly}, adv. [1913 Webster]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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  • enviableness — noun see enviable …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • enviableness — noun enviability …   Wiktionary

  • enviableness — en·vi·able·ness …   English syllables

  • enviableness — noun see enviable * * * enˈviableness noun • • • Main Entry: ↑envy …   Useful english dictionary

  • enviable — enviableness, n. enviably, adv. /en vee euh beuhl/, adj. worthy of envy; very desirable: an enviable position. [1595 1605; ENVY + ABLE] Syn. advantageous, fortunate, lucky. * * * …   Universalium

  • enviable — adjective Date: 1602 highly desirable • enviableness noun • enviably adverb …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • enviability — noun The state or condition of being enviable. Syn: enviableness …   Wiktionary

  • enviable — /ˈɛnviəbəl / (say enveeuhbuhl) adjective that is to be envied; worthy to be envied; highly desirable. –enviableness, noun –enviably, adverb …   Australian English dictionary

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