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Definition of jealousy noun from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary



    (pl. jealousies)
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  1. 1[uncountable] a feeling of being jealous I felt sick with jealousy. sexual jealousy
  2. 2[countable] an action or a remark that shows that a person is jealous I'm tired of her petty jealousies.
See the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary entry: jealousy