Translation of "envy" - English-Spanish dictionary

envy

noun [ no plural ] uk /ˈen·vi/

the feeling of wanting something that someone else has

envidia
I watched with envy as he climbed into his brand new car.
verb uk /ˈen·vi/ (present participle envying, past tense and past participle envied)

to want something that someone else has

envidiar
I envy her good looks.

(Translation of “envy” from the Cambridge English-Spanish Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

envy

noun /ˈenvi/

a feeling of discontent at another’s good fortune or success

envidia
She could not conceal her envy of me / at my success.
enviable adjective

(opposite unenviable) that is to be envied

envidiable
She spoke in public with enviable ease.
envious adjective

feeling or showing envy

envidioso
I’m envious of her talents.
the envy of

something envied by

objeto de envidia
Her piano-playing was the envy of her sisters.

(Translation of “envy” from the PASSWORD English-Spanish Dictionary © 2014 K Dictionaries Ltd)