jealousy - definition and synonyms

noun [uncountable] 

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/ˈdʒeləsi/
  1. an unhappy feeling because someone has something that you would like or can do something that you would like to do

    Professional jealousy can cause problems at work.

    1. a.
      a feeling of being unhappy and upset because you think someone who you love is attracted to someone else

      sexual jealousy