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Definition of "envied" []

  • Simple past tense and past participle of envy. (verb) : Text is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License

Use "envied" in a sentence
  • "To be envied, is the grand and sole aim of vulgar vanity; to be filled with good things is that of sensuality; for Johnson perhaps no man living _envied_ poor Bozzy; and of good things (except himself paid for them) there was no vestige in that acquaintanceship."
  • "Almost every man who heard his name envied him -- some doubtless hated him -- because of his wealth and rank."
  • "This one was a paper bonnet made in the latest mode – of green tissue paper; and Miss Letitia stuck it on the top of her chignon with an air that the widow envied from the bottom of her heart."
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