enviable

[en-vee-uh-buhl]
adjective
worthy of envy; very desirable: an enviable position.

Origin:
1595–1605; envy + -able

enviableness, noun
enviably, adverb
nonenviable, adjective
nonenviableness, noun
nonenviably, adverb
unenviable, adjective
unenviably, adverb

enviable, envious, jealous.


advantageous, fortunate, lucky.
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enviable (ˈɛnvɪəbəl)
 
adj
exciting envy; fortunate or privileged
 
'enviableness
 
n
 
'enviably
 
adv

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enviable
c.1600, from envy + -able. Related: Enviably.
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Example sentences
Over the last ten years or so this fine three-piece has built itself an
  enviable reputation for a great live show.
People who meditate regularly feel an enviable sense of calm.
The house closets are enviable for their lack of clutter.
It has built an enviable reputation for good governance and political stability.
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