|Origin:||envie, from Latin invidia, from invidere 'to look at with bad feelings', from videre 'to see'|
the feeling of wanting something that someone else has [↪ jealousy]
He watched the others with envy.
his envy of the young man's success
twinge/pang of envy
I felt a twinge of envy when I saw them together.
She could see that all the other girls were green with envy (=feeling a lot of envy).
to be something that other people admire and want to have very much:
an education system that is the envy of all European countries