- The definition of enviable is something that causes or is likely to cause jealousy.
A really nice house and car are examples of things that would be described as enviable.
enviable definition by Webster's New World
good enough to be envied or desired
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- enviably adverb
enviable definition by American Heritage Dictionary
So desirable as to arouse envy: “the enviable English quality of being able to be mute without unrest” (Henry James).
- enˈvi·a·bly adverb