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envier

[ en-vee-er ]
/ ˈɛn vi ər /
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noun
a person who feels envy.
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Origin of envier

First recorded in 1500–10; envy + -er1
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How to use envier in a sentence

  • Ibsen was at that time regarded as a misanthrope and as an enemy and envier of Bjrnson.

    The Growth of a Soul|August Strindberg
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