envy envie


envy = envie

Pronunciation =  envy

Pronunciation in French = envie

envy in French: envie

Part of speechnoun

Definition in English: a feeling of discontented or resentful longing aroused by someone else’s possessions, qualities, or luck
desire to have a quality, possession, or other desirable thing belonging to (someone else) 

Definition in French: un sentiment de mécontentement ou de ressentiment suscité par les biens, les qualités ou la chance de quelqu’un d’autre
désir d’avoir une qualité, une possession ou une autre chose désirable appartenant à (quelqu’un d’autre)

Examples in English:

  • She felt a twing of envy towards her.

Examples in French:

  • Elle ressentit un pincement d’envie envers elle.

Synonyms of envy

Synonyms in French jalousie
Synonyms in English jealousy, desire, covet

Antonyms of envy

Antonyms in French Bonne volonté,
Antonyms in English goodwill, liking, friendliness

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