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envy

 
a desire to have another's possessions or qualities for oneself.
penis envy in psychoanalysis, the concept that the female envies the male his possession of a penis, first described by Freud as occurring during the phallic stage in little girls as they become aware of anatomical differences between the sexes. It is often used more broadly for the women's generalized envy of men or their characteristics.

en·vy

(en'vē),
One's feeling of discontent or jealousy resulting from comparison with another person.

envy

Unhappiness about or the wish to possess qualities, physical attributes, or belongings of someone else.
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The company's design is said to produce patented single stage mixing with Inter-Swirl rotors on technical rubber compounds with water-cooled enframes giving enviable results, according to the literature.
Sioux Lookout Mayor John MacDonald is in an enviable position, being mayor of the only northern municipality to see a growth in population.
AS if Ian Greaves wasn't already in an enviable position following previous breeding triumphs, the success of Top Savings has given him virtually a licence to print money-or rather breed it.
Duclos praises the Berea plant's performance and the recognition it has received within Alcan for the quality of its ingots, including being supplier of the year to the Russellville plant and having enviable environmental and safety records.
Rovers built up an enviable reputation as spirited cup fighters under Aldridge - reaching a Worthington Cup final and claiming six Premiership scalps in the last 18 months.
Dyson gladdened the hearts of the conference participants with the observation that the internet was made for the type of "contentcommunity" that newsletters are noted for--that while thousands of publishers and marketers are spending billions attracting internet customers, newsletter publishers are in the enviable position of already possessing substantive, value-added content.
But some things the Swedes seem to take for granted struck me as enviable. Every resident in the homes I saw had a private room, and each room was decorated with the resident's own furniture and other possessions, down to the light fixtures.
Skill in the art of communication, when combined with tactical presence, intelligence gathering, psychological acumen, and a bit of luck, contributes significantly to the enviable track record of negotiators in the United States.
"He (Bond) has an enviable reputation and is widely known for his astuteness as an asset manager," says Goldin.
This diversity adds an enviable vibrancy and excitement to our culture.
WITH an enviable, waterfront location, close to the Three Graces, and floorto-ceiling windows to take advantage of stunning river views, this duplex penthouse certainly has a lot to offer.
However, the Welsh beauty had nothing to be embarrassed about, as the mishap only revealed her enviable figure, the Sun reported.