jealousy noun

ADJ. bitter, extreme, intense, obsessive, pure, violent | irrational | professional, sexual

QUANT. fit He broke off the engagement in a fit of jealousy. | pang, rush, stab, twinge I felt a pang of jealousy.

VERB + JEALOUSY feel She'd never felt jealousy before. | arouse, cause, create, provoke Her promotion aroused intense jealousy among her colleagues.

PREP. ~ of his obsessive jealousy of his ex-wife

PHRASES feelings of jealousy