|—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 |
see green with envy.