Complete Definition of "jealous"

English

Pronunciation
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Rhymes: Rhymes:English:-ÉlÉs|-ÉlÉs

Adjective
jealous (compar more jealous, superl most jealous)

  1. Bitterly or enviously competitive.
  2. Suspecting rivalry.
  3. Fearful of being replaced, in position or in affection.
  4. Protective, guarding.

Derived terms
jealously adverb
jealousy noun

Translations
trans-top|bitterly or enviously competitive
Crimean Tatar: kunÅü
Dutch: jaloers
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trans-top|suspecting rivalry
Dutch: jaloers
German: eifersüchtig
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Slovene: ljubosumen m, ljubosumna f, ljubosumno n
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trans-top|fearful of being replaced, in position or in affection
Dutch: jaloers
French: jaloux m, jalouse f
German: eifersüchtig
Italian: geloso m, gelosa f
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Slovene: ljubosumen m, ljubosumna f, ljubosumno n
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trans-top|protective, guarding
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Slovene: ljubosumen m, ljubosumna f, ljubosumno n
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ttbc|Spanish: celoso, envidioso

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