JEALOUSY in a Sentence

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 Meanings and Examples of JEALOUSY
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jealousy
 n.  a feeling of unhappiness and anger because someone has something that you want; envy
Classic Sentence: (75 in 6 pages)
1  But, whether influenced by the jealousy that seems instinctive with every petted child towards a dangerous rival, or from whatever caprice of her freakish nature, Pearl would show no favour to the clergyman.
The Scarlet Letter By Nathaniel Hawthorne
Get Context   In XIX. THE CHILD AT THE BROOKSIDE
2  No doubt my jealousy made an admirer of every one who went near her; but there were more than enough of them without that.
Great Expectations By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In Chapter XXXVIII
3  When I presented my bouquet, he gnashed his teeth with jealousy.
David Copperfield By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In CHAPTER 33. BLISSFUL
4  It was a trying thing to find people here, waiting for us; and my jealousy, even of the ladies, knew no bounds.
David Copperfield By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In CHAPTER 33. BLISSFUL
5  What I cannot describe is, how, in the innermost recesses of my own heart, I had a lurking jealousy even of Death.
David Copperfield By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In CHAPTER 38. A DISSOLUTION OF PARTNERSHIP
6  He had only not to refuse things, not to show jealousy, not to be quarrelsome or take offense, all of which from his characteristic good nature he never did.
Anna Karenina(V1) By Leo Tolstoy
Get Context   In PART 1: Chapter 5
7  The first onslaught of jealousy, once lived through, could never come back again, and even the discovery of infidelities could never now affect her as it had the first time.
Anna Karenina(V1) By Leo Tolstoy
Get Context   In PART 2: Chapter 2
8  I consider jealousy, as you know, a humiliating and degrading feeling, and I shall never allow myself to be influenced by it; but there are certain rules of decorum which cannot be disregarded with impunity.
Anna Karenina(V1) By Leo Tolstoy
Get Context   In PART 2: Chapter 9
9  But when he was all alone in the carriage Alexey Alexandrovitch, to his surprise and delight, felt complete relief both from this pity and from the doubts and agonies of jealousy.
Anna Karenina(V1) By Leo Tolstoy
Get Context   In PART 3: Chapter 13
10  The fiend was the name they had given her jealousy.
Anna Karenina(V2) By Leo Tolstoy
Get Context   In PART 4: Chapter 3
11  I was married, and my husband deceived me; in anger and jealousy, I would have thrown up everything, I would myself.
Anna Karenina(V2) By Leo Tolstoy
Get Context   In PART 4: Chapter 12
12  His jealousy had in these few moments, especially at the flush that had overspread her cheeks while she was talking to Veslovsky, gone far indeed.
Anna Karenina(V2) By Leo Tolstoy
Get Context   In PART 6: Chapter 7
13  Not having got an object for her jealousy, she was on the lookout for it.
Anna Karenina(V3) By Leo Tolstoy
Get Context   In PART 7: Chapter 23
14  At the slightest hint she transferred her jealousy from one object to another.
Anna Karenina(V3) By Leo Tolstoy
Get Context   In PART 7: Chapter 23
15  His wife had never shown any jealousy of Mattie, but of late she had grumbled increasingly over the house-work and found oblique ways of attracting attention to the girl's inefficiency.
Ethan Frome By Edith Wharton
Get Context   In I
Example Sentence:
1  It was a community/nation/family riven by jealousy, hatred and bitterness.
2  There may have been an element of jealousy in her response.
3  Love, joy, hate, fear and jealousy are all emotions.
4  Maybe there is jealousy, but I think the envy is more powerful.
5  At first his jealousy only showed in small ways-he didn't mind me talking to other guys.
6  It is important to recognize jealousy and to nip it in the bud before it gets out of hand.
7  Sexual jealousy is a common motive for murder.