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Meaning of JEALOUSY

Pronunciation:  'jelusee

WordNet Dictionary
  1. [n]  zealous vigilance; "cherish their official political freedom with fierce jealousy"-Paul Blanshard
  2. [n]  a feeling of jealous envy (especially of a rival)

JEALOUSY is a 8 letter word that starts with J.


 Synonyms: green-eyed monster
 See Also: alertness, enviousness, envy, the green-eyed monster, vigilance, watchfulness



Webster's 1913 Dictionary
\Jeal"ous*y\, n.; pl. {Jealousies}. [ F. jalousie. See
{Jealous}, and cf. {Jalousie}.]
The quality of being jealous; earnest concern or solicitude;
painful apprehension of rivalship in cases nearly affecting
one's happiness; painful suspicion of the faithfulness of
husband, wife, or lover.

      I was jealous for jealousy.              --Zech. viii.

      Jealousy is the . . . apprehension of superiority.

      Whoever had qualities to alarm our jealousy, had
      excellence to deserve our fondness.      --Rambler.

Dream Dictionary
 Definition: Dreaming that you are jealous of another person means that such feelings may be carried over from your waking life This dream may reveal you unconscious feelings of jealousy toward that particular person. Alternatively, it represents your vulnerability and your fear of intimacy. You need to work on self-love and acknowledging your self-worth.
Easton Bible Dictionary

suspicion of a wife's purity, one of the strongest passions (Num. 5:14; Prov. 6:34; Cant. 8:6); also an intense interest for another's honour or prosperity (Ps. 79:5; 1 Cor. 10:22; Zech. 1:14).