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  Jealousy (Jeal"ous*y) (?), n.; pl. Jealousies (#).
[ F. jalousie. See Jealous, and cf. Jalousie.]

The quality of being jealous; earnest concern or solicitude; painful apprehension of rivalship in cases nearly affecting one's happiness; painful suspicion of the faithfulness of husband, wife, or lover. "I was jealous for jealousy." Zech. viii. 2. "Jealousy is the . . . apprehension of superiority." Shenstone. "Whoever had qualities to alarm our jealousy, had excellence to deserve our fondness." Rambler.

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