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jealous (formerly zealous) (adjective)
1. Fearful or wary of being supplanted; apprehensive of losing affection or position.
2. Resentful or bitter in rivalry; envious: jealous of the success of others.
3. Having to do with or arising from feelings of envy, apprehension, or bitterness: jealous thoughts.
4. Vigilant in guarding something: "We are jealous of our family name."
5. Intolerant of disloyalty or infidelity; autocratic.
6. Etymology: from Old French gelos from 12th century, French jaloux; from Late Latin zelosus, from zelus, "zeal"; from Greek zelos; sometimes "jealousy" but more often in a sense of "emulation, rivalry", or "zeal".
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jealous (JEL uhs) (adjective)
Intolerant of competition; suspicious of unfaithfulness: Shelby's cat was very jealous of the neighbor’s cat which she was taking care of while her neighbor was on vacation.
zealous (ZEL uhs) (adjective)
Characterized by the passionate or eager pursuit of something: Ralph was zealous in his aspiration for becoming a fine watercolor artist.

In Abigail's zealous pursuit of success as a model, she was not aware that her younger sister was very jealous.

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(Greek > Latin: ardor, fervor; jealousy, jealous)
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jealous-type paranoia (s), jealous-type paranoias (pl) (noun forms)
The unfounded conviction that the patient's spouse or lover is unfaithful: "Such jealous-type paranoias can sometimes be so overwhelming that they make the relationships of such patients impossible."
This entry is located in the following units: nous-, nou-, noe-, noes-, noet-, -noia + (page 1) zelo-, zel-; zeal- (page 1)