Tuesday, 12 April 2011


This is another piece for the series "Unspoken" dealing with the emotion of Envy.


noun /ˈenvē/
envies, plural

  1. A feeling of discontented or resentful longing aroused by someone else's possessions, qualities, or luck

    • - she felt a twinge of envy for the people on board

  2. A person or thing that inspires such a feeling

    • - their national health service is the envy of many in Europe

verb /ˈenvē/
envied, past participle; envied, past tense; envies, 3rd person singular present; envying, present participle

  1. Desire to have a quality, possession, or other desirable attribute belonging to (someone else)

    • - he envied people who did not have to work on weekends

    • - I envy Jane her happiness

  2. Desire for oneself (something possessed or enjoyed by another)

    • - a lifestyle that most of us would envy

                              Somewhere in her corrupted heart

                                She will find a way to envy you.

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