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From jealous +‎ -y.

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Jealousy

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countable and uncountable; plural jealousies

Jealousy (countable and uncountable; plural jealousies)
  1. A state of suspicious guarding towards a spouse, lover etc., from fears of infidelity.
  2. (countable) A resentment towards someone for a perceived advantage or superiority they hold.
  3. (archaic) A close concern for someone or something, solicitude, vigilance.
    • 1485, Sir Thomas Malory, Le Morte Darthur, Book VIII:
      And therefore by my wyll I wolde have dryvyn hym away for jelosy that I had of hys lyff [...].

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