Jealousy is an emotion, and the word typically refers to the thoughts and feelings
of insecurity, .... The word stems from the French jalousie, formed from jaloux (
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Definition of jealousadjective in Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary. Meaning, pronunciation, picture, example sentences, grammar, usage notes, synonyms ...
Envious or resentful of the good fortune or achievements of another: I felt
1 a : intolerant of rivalry or unfaithfulness b : disposed to suspect rivalry or unfaithfulness. 2 : hostile toward a rival or one believed to enjoy an advantage.
from Old French jalos/gelos "keen, zealous; avaricious;