Synonyms for Envious:


desirous (adjective)
envious (adjective)
dissatisfied, desirous, grudging, green-eyed, begrudging, jaundiced, resentful, covetous, greedy, discontented, yearning.
hateful (adjective)
jealous, resentful (adjective)
green-eyed, wishful, spiteful, covetous, grudging, greedy, invidious, hankering, watchful, jaundiced, Desiring, aspiring, desirous, distrustful, begrudging, craving, yearning.
resentful (adjective)
miffed, offended, Piqued, malevolent, resentful, antagonistic, discontent, bitter, stung, acerbic, galled, sore, infuriated, spiteful, Huffed, embittered, irritated, Spleenful, splenetic, vindictive, hurt, vexed.


keen, hungry, watchful, urgent, anxious, be dying for something/to do something, in the hope that/of, distrustful, longing, impatient, in need of something. invidious, desire. envious (noun)
begrudging, covetous, green, selfish, jealous, grudging, desirous.

Other synonyms:

invidious. yearning

Usage examples for envious

  1. But come back to see me sometimes- quietly, without the knowledge of the envious will you not?" – Zibeline, Complete by Phillipe de Massa Last Updated: March 2, 2009
  2. Still in thy right hand carry gentle peace, To silence envious tongues; be just, and fear not. – After a Shadow, and Other Stories by T. S. Arthur
  3. I was careful not to exceed many of them in shooting; for no people are more envious than they in this sport. – The Adventures of Daniel Boone: the Kentucky rifleman by Uncle Philip