Meaning of jealousy
Pronunciation: ( jel'u-sē), [key]
— pl. -ous•ies
- jealous resentment against a rival, a person enjoying success or advantage, etc., or against another's success or advantage itself.
- mental uneasiness from suspicion or fear of rivalry, unfaithfulness, etc., as in love or aims.
- vigilance in maintaining or guarding something.
- a jealous feeling, disposition, state, or mood.
- jealousy (Thesaurus)