envier

envier

[en-vee-er]
noun
a person who feels envy.

Origin:
1500–10; envy + -er1

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envy (ˈɛnvɪ)
 
n , pl -vies
1.  a feeling of grudging or somewhat admiring discontent aroused by the possessions, achievements, or qualities of another
2.  the desire to have for oneself something possessed by another; covetousness
3.  an object of envy
 
vb , -vies, -vies, -vying, -vied
4.  to be envious of (a person or thing)
 
[C13: via Old French from Latin invidia, from invidēre to eye maliciously, from in-² + vidēre to see]
 
'envier
 
n
 
'envyingly
 
adv

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