Definitions for jealous
Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word jealous.
covetous, envious, jealousadjective
showing extreme cupidity; painfully desirous of another's advantages
"he was never covetous before he met her"; "jealous of his success and covetous of his possessions"; "envious of their art collection"
jealous, green-eyed, overjealousadjective
suspicious or unduly suspicious or fearful of being displaced by a rival
"a jealous lover"
Suspecting rivalry in love; troubled by worries that one might have been replaced in someone's affections; suspicious of a lover or spouse's fidelity.
Protective, zealously guarding, careful in the protection of something one has or appreciates.
Envious; feeling resentful of someone for a perceived advantage, material or otherwise.
Etymology: First coined 1382, jalous, from zelosus, from ζῆλος, from ζηλόω. Cognate to zeal.
zealous; solicitous; vigilant; anxiously watchful
apprehensive; anxious; suspiciously watchful
exacting exclusive devotion; intolerant of rivalry
disposed to suspect rivalry in matters of interest and affection; apprehensive regarding the motives of possible rivals, or the fidelity of friends; distrustful; having morbid fear of rivalry in love or preference given to another; painfully suspicious of the faithfulness of husband, wife, or lover
"Jealous" is the first single by Dir En Grey and was released on May 10, 1998. The music videos of the title track and the B-side "Unknown･･･Despair･･･a Lost" are featured on the VHS Mousou Toukakugeki. A piano-vocal duet version of "Jealous" was later included on the "[KR] Cube" single. "Jealous" is to date, not featured on a studio album. A re-recording of "Unknown･･･Despair･･･a Lost" appears on their 2013 mini-album The Unraveling.
Chambers 20th Century Dictionary
jel′us, adj. suspicious of or incensed at rivalry: anxious to defend the honour of.—adv. Jeal′ously.—ns. Jeal′ousy, Jeal′oushood (Shak.), Jeal′ousness. [O. Fr. jalous (mod. Fr. jaloux)—L. zelus—Gr. zēlos, emulation.]
The numerical value of jealous in Chaldean Numerology is: 8
The numerical value of jealous in Pythagorean Numerology is: 2
Anastasia was madly jealous of me because I was taller than she was. As the daughter of the Emperor she thought she ought to tower over everyone.
I would have preferred to have Henry on our side, to give me and the other French forwards advice, but I am not too jealous.
You boast what you already have yet feel insecure and jealous when you find the same in others. That's how fragile you're, Grow Up!
Guard with jealous attention the public liberty. Suspect everyone who approaches that jewel. Unfortunately, nothing will preserve it but downright force. Whenever you give up that force, you are ruined.
Ulrich was highly intoxicated and was in a jealous rage, he banged [the chickens] on the ground to kill them and snapped the heads off.
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- غيور, حسودArabic
- gelósCatalan, Valencian
- ζηλιάρης, ζηλότυπος, ζηλόφθονοςGreek
- celoso, envidiosoSpanish
- kateellinen, mustasukkainenFinnish
- jaloux, jalouseFrench
- eudmhor, farmadachScottish Gaelic
- féltékeny, féltőHungarian
- նախանձախնդիր, նախանձոտ, խանդոտArmenian
- gelosa, gelosoItalian
- 嫉妬深い, 嫉妬, 妬ましいJapanese
- ប្រច័ណ្ឌ, ច្រណែនKhmer
- misunnelig, sjaluNorwegian
- ревнивый, ревностный, завидующий, завистливый, ревнующийRussian
- љубоморан, ljubomoranSerbo-Croatian
- avundsjuk, svartsjukSwedish
- ghen tuôngVietnamese
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