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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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An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
1. (general)
a. envious
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
2. (general)
a. envious person
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1 [de persona] envious; jealous
2 (codicioso) covetous
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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