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Lust vs. Envy

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Lustnoun

A feeling of strong desire, especially such a feeling driven by sexual arousal.

‘Seeing Kim fills me with a passionate lust.’;

Envynoun

Resentful desire of something possessed by another or others (but not limited to material possessions).

Lustnoun

(archaic) A general want or longing, not necessarily sexual.

‘The boarders hide their lust to go home.’;

Envynoun

An object of envious notice or feeling.

Lustnoun

(archaic) A delightful cause of joy, pleasure.

‘An ideal son is his father's lasting lust.’;

Envynoun

(obsolete) Hatred, enmity, ill-feeling.

Lustnoun

(obsolete) virility; vigour; active power

Envynoun

(obsolete) Emulation; rivalry.

Lustverb

To look at or watch with a strong desire, especially of a sexual nature.

‘He was lusting after the woman in the tight leather miniskirt.’;

Envynoun

(obsolete) Public odium; ill repute.

Lustnoun

Pleasure.

Envyverb

(transitive) To feel displeasure or hatred towards (someone) for their good fortune or possessions.

Lustnoun

Inclination; desire.

‘For little lust had she to talk of aught.’; ‘My lust to devotion is little.’;

Envyverb

To have envious feelings (at).

Lustnoun

Longing desire; eagerness to possess or enjoy; - in a had sense; as, the lust of gain.

‘The lust of reigning.’;

Envyverb

To give (something) to (someone) grudgingly or reluctantly; to begrudge.

Lustnoun

Licentious craving; a strong sexual appetite.

Envyverb

(obsolete) To show malice or ill will; to rail.

‘He has...envied against the people.’;

Lustnoun

Hence: Virility; vigor; active power.

Envyverb

(obsolete) To do harm to; to injure; to disparage.

Lustverb

To list; to like.

‘In the water vessel he it castWhen that him luste.’;

Envyverb

(obsolete) To hate.

Lustverb

To have an eager, passionate, and especially an inordinate or sinful desire, as for the gratification of the sexual appetite or of covetousness; - often with after.

‘Whatsoever thy soul lusteth after.’; ‘Whosoever looketh on a woman to lust after her, hath committed adultery with her already in his heart.’; ‘The spirit that dwelleth in us lusteth to envy.’;

Envyverb

(obsolete) To emulate.

Lustnoun

a strong sexual desire

Envynoun

Malice; ill will; spite.

‘If he evade us there,Enforce him with his envy to the people.’;

Lustnoun

self-indulgent sexual desire (personified as one of the deadly sins)

Envynoun

Chagrin, mortification, discontent, or uneasiness at the sight of another's excellence or good fortune, accompanied with some degree of hatred and a desire to possess equal advantages; malicious grudging; - usually followed by of; as, they did this in envy of Cæsar.

‘Envy is a repining at the prosperity or good of another, or anger and displeasure at any good of another which we want, or any advantage another hath above us.’; ‘No blissEnjoyed by us excites his envy more.’; ‘Envy, to which the ignoble mind's a slave,Is emulation in the learned or brave.’;

Lustverb

have a craving, appetite, or great desire for

Envynoun

Emulation; rivalry.

‘Such as cleanliness and decencyPrompt to a virtuous envy.’;

Lustnoun

strong sexual desire

‘he knew that his lust for her had returned’;

Envynoun

Public odium; ill repute.

‘To lay the envy of the war upon Cicero.’;

Lustnoun

a passionate desire for something

‘a lust for power’;

Envynoun

An object of envious notice or feeling.

‘This constitution in former days used to be the envy of the world.’;

Lustnoun

a sensuous appetite regarded as sinful

‘lusts of the flesh’;

Envyverb

To feel envy at or towards; to be envious of; to have a feeling of uneasiness or mortification in regard to (any one), arising from the sight of another's excellence or good fortune and a longing to possess it.

‘A woman does not envy a man for his fighting courage, nor a man a woman for her beauty.’; ‘Whoever envies another confesses his superiority.’;

Lustverb

have strong sexual desire for someone

‘he really lusted after me in those days’;

Envyverb

To feel envy on account of; to have a feeling of grief or repining, with a longing to possess (some excellence or good fortune of another, or an equal good fortune, etc.); to look with grudging upon; to begrudge.

‘I have seen thee fight,When I have envied thy behavior.’; ‘Jeffrey . . . had actually envied his friends their cool mountain breezes.’;

Lustverb

have a strong desire for something

‘pregnant women lusting for pickles and ice cream’;

Envyverb

To long after; to desire strongly; to covet.

‘Or climb his knee the envied kiss to share.’;

Lust

Lust is a psychological force producing intense desire for an object, or circumstance while already having a significant other or amount of the desired object. Lust can take any form such as the lust for sexuality (see libido), money, or power.

Envyverb

To do harm to; to injure; to disparage.

‘If I make a lieTo gain your love and envy my best mistress,Put me against a wall.’;

Envyverb

To hate.

Envyverb

To emulate.

Envyverb

To be filled with envious feelings; to regard anything with grudging and longing eyes; - used especially with at.

‘Who would envy at the prosperity of the wicked?’;

Envyverb

To show malice or ill will; to rail.

Envynoun

a feeling of grudging admiration and desire to have something possessed by another

Envynoun

spite and resentment at seeing the success of another (personified as one of the deadly sins)

Envyverb

feel envious towards; admire enviously

Envyverb

be envious of; set one's heart on

Envynoun

a feeling of discontented or resentful longing aroused by someone else's possessions, qualities, or luck

‘she felt a twinge of envy for the people on board’;

Envynoun

a person or thing that inspires envy

‘France has a film industry that is the envy of Europe’;

Envyverb

desire to have a quality, possession, or other desirable thing belonging to (someone else)

‘I envy Jane her happiness’; ‘he envied people who did not have to work at the weekends’;

Envyverb

desire for oneself (something belonging to another)

‘a lifestyle which most of us would envy’;

Envy

Envy (from Latin invidia) is an emotion which occurs when a person lacks another's superior quality, achievement, or possession and either desires it or wishes that the other lacked it.Aristotle defined envy as pain at the sight of another's good fortune, stirred by . Bertrand Russell said that envy was one of the most potent causes of unhappiness.

‘those who have what we ought to have’;

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