Synonyms of envy in English:

envy


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noun

1‘Carla felt a sharp pang of envy’

SYNONYMS
jealousy, enviousness, covetousness, desire
resentment, resentfulness, bitterness, discontent, spite
the green-eyed monster
ANTONYMS

generosity

2‘France has a film industry that is the envy of Europe’

SYNONYMS
object of envy, source of envy
best, finest, pride, top, cream, pick, choice, elite, prize, jewel, jewel in the crown, flower, paragon, leading light, glory, the crème de la crème
ANTONYMS

shame, dregs


verb

1‘I admired and envied her’

SYNONYMS
be envious of, be jealous of
begrudge, grudge, be resentful of
ANTONYMS

be glad for

2‘most girls would have envied her lifestyle’

SYNONYMS
covet, be covetous of
desire, aspire to, wish for, want, long for, yearn for, hanker after, hanker for, be consumed with desire for, crave, have one's heart set on
informal have the hots for