ETYM French envie, Latin invidia envious; akin to invidere to look askance at, to look with enmity; in against + videre to see. Related to Vision.
1. A feeling of grudging admiration and desire to have something possessed by another; SYN. enviousness, the green-eyed monster.
2. Spite and resentment at seeing the success of another (personified as one of the deadly sins); SYN. invidia.