en‧vy1 past tense and past participle envied, present participle envying, third person singular envies [transitive]
to wish that you had someone else's possessions, abilities etc:
I really envy you and Ian, you seem so happy together.
She has a lifestyle which most people would envy.
envy somebody something
He envied Rosalind her youth and strength.
used to say that you are glad that you are not in the bad situation that someone else is in