Other Words for Jealous

Jealous Adjective Synonyms
distrustful, distrusting, mistrustful, mistrusting, suspicious, anxious, insecure, threatened, imperilled, vulnerable
Ken is very jealous of Kathleen. If anyone so much as looks at her, he feels jealous.

resentful, bitter, grudging, envious, covetous, green with envy, green-eyed
Brian is jealous of attention paid to anyone but himself.

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Delusional Jealousy

Science / Psychiatry / Delusional Jealousy: The delusion that ones sexual partner is unfaithful. erotomanic A delusion that another person, usually of higher status, is in love with the individual. MORE

Delusions Of Infidelity

Science / Psychiatry / Delusions Of Infidelity: (pathological jealousy, delusional jealousy, Othellos syndrome) delusional belief that ones spouse or lover is being unfaithful. MORE

Theme

Entertainment / Literature / Theme: A central idea or statement that unifies and controls an entire literary work. The theme can take the form of a brief and meaningful insight or a comprehensive vision of life, it may be a single idea MORE

Conflict

Entertainment / Literature / Conflict: The opposition between two characters (such as a protagonist and an antagonist), between two large groups of people, or between the protagonist and a larger problem such as forces of nature, ideas, pu MORE

Senex Amans

Entertainment / Literature / Senex Amans: A stock character in medieval fabliaux, courtly romances, and classical comedies, the senex amans is an old, ugly, jealous man who is married to a younger, attractive but unhappy woman. He is often a MORE

Oedipal Complex

Entertainment / Literature / Oedipal Complex: The late Victorian and early twentieth-century psychologist Freud argued that male children, jealous of sharing their mother's attention with a father-figure, would come to possess a subconscious ince MORE

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