noun see emulous

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • Emulousness — Em u*lous*ness, n. The quality of being emulous. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • emulousness — noun see emulous * * * emˈulousness noun • • • Main Entry: ↑emulate * * * emulousness rare 0. (ˈɛmjʊləsnɪs) [f. emulous a. + ness.] …   Useful english dictionary

  • emulousness — See emulously. * * * …   Universalium

  • emulousness — em·u·lous·ness …   English syllables

  • emulous — adjective Date: 1535 1. a. inspired by or deriving from a desire to emulate b. ambitious or eager to emulate 2. obsolete jealous • emulously adverb • emulousness noun …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • Lambeg drum — A Lambeg drum is a large Irish drum, beaten with curved malacca canes. It is used primarily in Northern Ireland by Unionists and the Orange Order traditionally in street parades held in the summer, particularly on and around 12 July ( The Twelfth …   Wikipedia

  • emulous — emulously, adv. emulousness, n. /em yeuh leuhs/, adj. 1. desirous of equaling or excelling; filled with emulation: boys emulous of their fathers. 2. arising from or of the nature of emulation, as actions or attitudes. 3. Obs. jealous; envious.… …   Universalium

  • emulous — /ˈɛmjələs/ (say emyuhluhs) adjective 1. desirous of equalling or excelling; filled with emulation. 2. arising from or of the nature of emulation, as actions, etc. {Latin aemulus} –emulously, adverb –emulousness, noun …   Australian English dictionary

  • emulous — [em′yo͞o ləs, em′yələs] adj. [L aemulus: see EMULATE] 1. desirous of equaling or surpassing 2. characterized or caused by emulation 3. Obs. jealous; envious SYN. AMBITIOUS emulously adv. emulousness n …   English World dictionary

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