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Meaning of ENVIABLE

Pronunciation:  'enveeubul

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[adj]  causing envy; "an enviable position"
 

ENVIABLE is a 8 letter word that starts with E.

 

 Synonyms: desirable
 

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\En"vi*a*ble\, a. [From {Envy}.]
Fitted to excite envy; capable of awakening an ardent desire
to posses or to resemble.

      One of most enviable of human beings.    --Macaulay.
-- {En"vi*a*ble*ness}, n. -- {En"vi*a*bly}, adv.

 
Thesaurus Terms
 
 Related Terms: acceptable, adorable, agreeable, appetizing, attractive, desirable, desired, exciting, in demand, likable, lovable, mouth-watering, pleasing, provocative, seductive, taking, tantalizing, tempting, to be desired, toothsome, unobjectionable, wanted, winning, worth having
 

 

 

 

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