Synonyms for jealous
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- 1. covetous, envious, jealous, desirous (vs. undesirous), wishful
- usage: 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"
- 2. jealous, green-eyed, overjealous, distrustful (vs. trustful)
- usage: suspicious or unduly suspicious or fearful of being displaced by a rival; "a jealous lover"