Definition of jealous

Definition of jealous
  1. jealous Adjective Suspecting rivalry in love; troubled by worries that one might have been replaced in someone's affections; suspicious of a lover or spouse's fidelity.
  2. jealous Adjective Protective, zealously guarding, careful in the protection of something one has or appreciates.
  3. jealous Adjective Envious; feeling resentful of someone for a perceived advantage, material or otherwise.
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