adverb see envy II

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • envyingly — See envier. * * * …   Universalium

  • envyingly — adverb In an envying manner …   Wiktionary

  • envyingly — adv. in a jealous manner, covetously …   English contemporary dictionary

  • envyingly — en·vy·ing·ly …   English syllables

  • envyingly — adverb Etymology: envying (present participle of envy) (II) + ly : so as to feel or show envy …   Useful english dictionary

  • envy — envyingly, adv. /en vee/, n., pl. envies, v., envied, envying. n. 1. a feeling of discontent or covetousness with regard to another s advantages, success, possessions, etc. 2. an object of envious feeling: Her intelligence made her the envy of… …   Universalium

  • envy — I. noun (plural envies) Etymology: Middle English envie, from Anglo French, from Latin invidia, from invidus envious, from invidēre to look askance at, envy, from in + vidēre to see more at wit Date: 13th century 1. painful or resentful awareness …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • envy — /ˈɛnvi / (say envee) noun (plural envies) 1. a feeling of discontent or mortification, usually with ill will, at seeing another s superiority, advantages, or success. 2. desire for some advantage possessed by another. 3. an object of envious… …   Australian English dictionary

  • envy — [en′vē] n. pl. envies [ME & OFr envie < L invidia < invidus, having hatred or ill will < invidere, to look askance at < in , in, upon + videre, to look: see WISE2] 1. a feeling of discontent and ill will because of another s… …   English World dictionary

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