Boehner may have an envy problem, and, if so, it is making him sillier and sweatier by the week.
There are lots of academics who will envy you, and try to block your academic career.
In the real world, walking around with Google Glass is as likely to make you a target of opprobrium as it is a target of envy.
I do not envy him this ministry of reconciliation, which is fraught with complexity and nuance.
I don’t think that happened in the ‘90s and the ‘80s and I wonder if there’s a purity to that that I envy sometimes.
But he had one piece of enjoyment that would have driven a monkey mad with envy.
There was a pride in the statement with regard to which my first feeling was a pang of envy.
They both laughed, but Joel had a note of envy in his mirth.
Deep in his heart was a gnawing of envy—not for himself, but for his work.
She attributed them to jealousy and envy, and strenuously defended his name.
late 13c., from Old French envie "envy, jealousy, rivalry" (10c.), from Latin invidia "envy, jealousy," from invidus "envious," from invidere "envy," earlier "look at (with malice), cast an evil eye upon," from in- "upon" (see in- (2)) + videre "to see" (see vision).
Similar formations in Avestan nipashnaka "envious," also "look at;" Old Church Slavonic zavideti "to envy," from videti "to see;" Lithuanian pavydeti "to envy," related to veizdeti "to see, to look at."
late 14c., from Old French envier, from envie (see envy (n.)). Related: Envied; envying.