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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

/en·vy/ (en´ve) a desire to have another´s possessions or qualities for oneself.
penis envy  (en´ve) the concept that the female envies the male his possession of a penis or, more generally, any of his characteristics.

envy

Unhappiness about or the wish to possess qualities, physical attributes, or belongings of someone else.
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However, as an alternative to the input/output perspective, envy could instead be divided into two qualitatively different types: benign and malicious.
Massage Envy is a partner in crime," Ingram told Buzzfeed.
Based in Scottsdale, Arizona, Massage Envy is a national franchisor and, through its franchise locations, is the leading provider of therapeutic massage and skincare services, and proprietary assisted stretching service, Total Body Stretch.
The HP ENVY Phoenix now offers a special configuration to make it the most VR-tuned consumer desktop by HP for gamers who are at the forefront of virtual reality gaming and want a painless out-of-the-box experience.
Chris Worsley, owner of Envy Fireplaces, said: "I am looking forward to working with Hudders-field Town next season.
The researchers found that Facebook postings about things such as expensive vacations, new houses or cars, or happy relationships can evoke feelings of envy among surveillance users.
The description above refers to malicious envy, where we harbor resentment and ill will against others.
At GITEX Shopper 2014, HP will also showcase HP ENVY Beats
Massage Envy Spa signed 100 franchise agreements in 2013, which totaled 1,211 licenses sold across the US.
If envy entails wanting to do better, to be like the envied, it may be a goad to self-improvement.
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).