Example sentences for: jealousy

How can you use “jealousy” in a sentence? Here are some example sentences to help you improve your vocabulary:

  • As others follow, they begin to experience the jealousy, desire, and misery of a physical existence (this is the period in which we are living).

  • And when he courts the receptionist (Miranda Richardson, never so girlishly charming) at a radio station where he preaches, Sonny gives off glints both of his "wickie-wickie ways" and the concomitant jealousy that drove him to become a fugitive.

  • The Fourth Crusade, launched in 1202 and partly inspired by Venetian jealousy of Byzantium’s trading power, became an excuse to plunder Constantinople itself.

  • An easily cuckolded male would devote his efforts to the genes of a competitor, which is Darwinian suicide; hence men's intense sexual jealousy.

  • A person may give another the evil eye because of a feeling of jealousy or covetousness.

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