Synonyms of jealous in English:

jealous


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adjective

1‘he was jealous of his brother's popularity’

SYNONYMS
envious, covetous, desirous
resentful, grudging, begrudging
jaundiced, bitter, malicious, spiteful
green with envy, green, green-eyed
greedy, selfish, acquisitive
formal emulous
ANTONYMS

admiring, proud

2‘a jealous lover’

SYNONYMS
suspicious, distrustful, mistrustful, doubting, insecure, anxious
apprehensive of rivals, possessive, proprietorial, overprotective, clinging, controlling, dominating
ANTONYMS

trusting, understanding

3‘they are very jealous of their rights’

SYNONYMS
protective, defensive, vigilant, watchful, heedful, mindful, careful, solicitous, attentive
ANTONYMS

careless, unconcerned