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"Jealous" is an adjective which is often translated as "celoso", and "envious" is an adjective which is often translated as "envidioso". Learn more about the difference between "jealous" and "envious" below.
jealous(
jeh
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lihs
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An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
1. (envious)
a. celoso
He's jealous that his brother got a new toy.Él está celoso porque a su hermano le dieron un juguete nuevo.
b. envidioso
Jealous people often ask me how I earn so much money.Las personas envidiosas a menudo me preguntan cómo consigo ganar tanto dinero.
2. (protective)
a. celoso
She is very jealous of her independence.Es muy celosa de su independencia.
3. (suspicious)
a. celoso
He's jealous of all his wife's male friends.Está celoso de todos los amigos hombres de su esposa.
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envious(
ehn
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vi
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uhs
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An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
1. (general)
a. envidioso
Jorge was not an envious man and had no desire to be like his wealthy friends.Jorge no era un hombre envidioso y no le atraía en absoluto la vida de sus amigos ricos.
b. de envidia
Greta was aware of the envious looks her outfit was attracting.Greta era consciente de las miradas de envidia que atraía su conjunto.
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