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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.
Miller-Keane Encyclopedia and Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing, and Allied Health, Seventh Edition. © 2003 by Saunders, an imprint of Elsevier, Inc. All rights reserved.

en·vy

(en'vē),
One's feeling of discontent or jealousy resulting from comparison with another person.
Farlex Partner Medical Dictionary © Farlex 2012

envy

Unhappiness about or the wish to possess qualities, physical attributes, or belongings of someone else.
Medical Dictionary, © 2009 Farlex and Partners
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Wicked justice: Differentiating between unfairness and envy. Paper presented at the 2012 Annual Meeting of the Academy of Management, Boston, MA, USA.
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Jonson perceived all three actions to be motivated ultimately by the reader's envy, which 'begrudged the author his due by dismembering the text's meaning' (78).
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