What does the word envy mean?

Usage examples for envy

  1. Harold must have seen the words in the blotting- book, " My dear Miss Walters"- Ernest remembered how thickly and blackly he had written- must have seen those words; and in their present condition, either of the twins, jealous, angry, suspicious, half driven by envy of one another out of their moral senses, would have torn out the page then and there and read it all. – The Beckoning Hand and Other Stories The Beckoning Hand--Lucretia--The Third Time--The Gold Wulfric--My Uncle's Will--The Two Carnegies--Olga Davidoff's Husband--John Cann's Treasure--Isaline and I--Professor Milliter's Dilemma--In Strict Confidence--The by Grant Allen
  2. Of course, the young gentleman, like many others, was dying of envy when that remarkable woman became my wife. – Mabel's Mistake by Ann S. Stephens
  3. " If the angels could see me now," she said, " and know what was in my heart, they'd die of envy." – We Three by Gouverneur Morris