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"Envidioso" is an adjective which is often translated as "envious", and "celoso" is an adjective which is often translated as "jealous". Learn more about the difference between "envidioso" and "celoso" below.
envidioso(
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bee
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dyoh
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soh
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An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
1. (resentful)
a. envious
No me gusta ser envidioso, pero no tengo tantas ventajas como los demás.I don't like being envious, but I don't have as many advantages as other people.
b. jealous
La gente está envidiosa de tu éxito.People are jealous of your success.
This means that the noun can be masculine or feminine, depending on the gender of person it refers to (e.g. el doctor, la doctora).
2. (resentful person)
a. envious person
No le hagas caso; solo es una envidiosa que no quiere saber nada de lo que has logrado.Don't take any notice of her; she's just an envious person who doesn't want to hear about what you've achieved.
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celoso(
seh
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loh
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soh
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An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
1. (envious)
a. jealous
Ne te pongas celoso del éxito de los demás. ¡Mejor ponte a trabajar!Don't get jealous of other people's success. Instead, get to work!
Manuel está celoso del asistente personal de su esposa.Manuel is jealous of his wife's personal assistant.
2. (dedicated)
a. zealous
Timoteo es un supervisor muy celoso. Saca mucho provecho de su gente.Timoteo is a very zealous supervisor. He gets a lot out of his people.
b. conscientious
Gracias a tus esfuerzos celosos, la empresa ha generado ganancias este trimestre.Thanks to your conscientious efforts, the company has turned a profit this quarter.
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