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.
good enough to be envied or desired
So desirable as to arouse envy: “the enviable English quality of being able to be mute without unrest” (Henry James).
(comparative more enviable, superlative most enviable)
- Arousing or likely to arouse envy.
From Middle French enviable