Definitions for jealousness
Random House Webster's College Dictionary
resentful and envious, as of someone's success, advantages, etc.:
to be jealous of a rich brother.
proceeding from suspicious fears or envious resentment:
a jealous rage.
inclined to suspicions of rivalry, unfaithfulness, etc., as in love:
a jealous husband.
watchful in guarding something:
to be jealous of one's independence.
intolerant of unfaithfulness or rivalry:
The Lord is a jealous God.
Origin of jealous:
1175–1225; ME jelous, gelos < OF gelos < VL *zēlōsus= LL zēl(us)zeal+ōsus -ose1
The state or condition of being jealous.
state or quality of being jealous