The definition of jealousy is a state or feeling of being envious or of wanting what someone else has.(noun)
The emotion that you feel when you watch your true love marry another person is an example of jealousy.
See jealousy in Webster's New World College Dictionary
Origin: ME jalousie < OFr gelosie < gelos: see jealous
See jealousy in American Heritage Dictionary 4
noun pl. jeal·ous·ies
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