Definitions for jealousness

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

jeal•ousˈdʒɛl əs(adj.)

  1. resentful and envious, as of someone's success, advantages, etc.:

    to be jealous of a rich brother.

  2. proceeding from suspicious fears or envious resentment:

    a jealous rage.

  3. inclined to suspicions of rivalry, unfaithfulness, etc., as in love:

    a jealous husband.

  4. watchful in guarding something:

    to be jealous of one's independence.

  5. intolerant of unfaithfulness or rivalry:

    The Lord is a jealous God.

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Origin of jealous:

1175–1225; ME jelous, gelos < OF gelos < VL *zēlōsus= LL zēl(us)zeal+ōsus -ose1

jeal′ous•ness(n.)

Wiktionary

  1. jealousness(Noun)

    The state or condition of being jealous.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Jealousness(noun)

    state or quality of being jealous

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