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jealousies


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  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Jealousy  \Jeal"ous*y\,  n.;  pl  {Jealousies}.  [  F.  jalousie.  See 
  {Jealous},  and  cf  {Jalousie}.] 
  The  quality  of  being  jealous;  earnest  concern  or  solicitude; 
  painful  apprehension  of  rivalship  in  cases  nearly  affecting 
  one's  happiness;  painful  suspicion  of  the  faithfulness  of 
  husband,  wife,  or  lover. 
 
  I  was  jealous  for  jealousy.  --Zech.  viii. 
  2. 
 
  Jealousy  is  the  .  .  .  apprehension  of  superiority. 
  --Shenstone. 
 
  Whoever  had  qualities  to  alarm  our  jealousy,  had 
  excellence  to  deserve  our  fondness.  --Rambler. 




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