jealously jealously  /ˈdʒɛ ləs li/


  1. (adv) with jealousy
  2. (adv) with jealousy; in an envious manner



  1. I'd seen the dotcom boom as a student at Berkeley, and during my surgery internship, I jealously tracked the emergence of Web 2.
  2. While the first generation jealously guarded their cultural links with their homeland, their children and grandchildren have often felt torn between two cultures.
  3. Within the sprawling kingdom, several dukes jealously protect their own fiefdoms and young knights strive to develop their own.


  • NSA Spying Controversy Highlights Embrace Of Big Data

    Even within the infrastructure of the American surveillance apparatus, the National Security Agency is notoriously secretive. The spy agency jealously guards from public view practically all aspects of its operations, from the information it collects to its plans for a massive 100,000-square-foot building being constructed in the Utah desert.
    on June 12, 2013     Source: The Huffington Post


  1. The Office of Federal Housing Enterprise Oversight "continues to guard jealously against the disclosure of information," Raines said in a filing Monday with the US District Court in Washington.
    on Jun 20, 2007 By: Franklin Raines Source: International Herald Tribune

  2. After the Cavaliers practiced Monday, James, who said he was at home at the time of the incident, told reporters, "I've never crossed paths with Braylon before, but it seems like there is a little jealously going on with Braylon and me and my...
    on Oct 5, 2009 By: LeBron James Source: USA Today

  3. In a dissent, Justice Paul E. Pfeifer wrote that "instead of jealously safeguarding the right to trial by jury, the majority in this case eviscerates it."
    on Oct 1, 2009 By: Paul Pfeifer Source: Dayton Daily News

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