In contrast, Israel has had nuclear weapons since the late 1960s and has jealously guarded its monopoly on them in the region.
According to the researcher, jealously is the culprit, the “fear of losing a beloved to someone else.”
For nearly 25 years, I have jealously guarded the value of my brand.
“For nearly 25 years, I have jealously guarded the value of my brand,” Bing (the original) continued.
Even in the West, the health status of top leaders has often been jealously guarded.
For obvious reasons match targets must be jealously guarded and their individual identity carefully preserved.
Just notice how jealously he watches her and makes the men clean her off!
And jealously shepherding the other out of the house, he withdrew the key when both had passed the threshold.
Guard them jealously; in nothing, I implore you, act without their sanction.
Music was in the care of the priests, who jealously guarded the sacred hymns and melodies from innovation and foreign intrusion.
c.1200, gelus, later jelus (early 14c.), "possessive and suspicious," originally in the context of sexuality or romance; in general use late 14c.; also in a more positive sense, "fond, amorous, ardent," from c.1300, from Old French jalos "keen, zealous; avaricious; jealous" (12c., Modern French jaloux), from Late Latin zelosus, from zelus "zeal," from Greek zelos, sometimes "jealousy," but more often in a good sense ("emulation, rivalry, zeal"). See zeal. In biblical language (early 13c.) "tolerating no unfaithfulness."
Most of the words for 'envy' ... had from the outset a hostile force, based on 'look at' (with malice), 'not love,' etc. Conversely, most of those which became distinctive terms for 'jealousy' were originally used also in a good sense, 'zeal, emulation.' [Buck, pp.1138-9]Among the ways to express this in other tongues are Swedish svartsjuka, literally "black-sick," from phrase bara svarta strumpor "wear black stockings," also "be jealous." Danish skinsyg "jealous," literally "skin-sick," is from skind "hide, skin" said to be explained by Swedish dialectal expression fa skinn "receive a refusal in courtship."