how to pronounce jealousy


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jealousy is pronounced in three syllables

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An example use of jealousy in a speech by a native speaker of american english:

“… feels jealousy at all she is closer to …”

meanings of jealousy


  1. Envy towards another's possessions.
  2. A state of suspicious guarding towards a spouse, lover etc., from fears of infidelity.
  3. A close concern for someone or something, solicitude, vigilance.
  4. A resentment towards someone for a perceived advantage or superiority they hold.

jealousy frequency in english - C1 level of CEFR

the word jealousy occurs in english on average 5.9 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for C1 level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.

topics jealousy can be related to

it is hard to perfectly classify words into specific topics since each word can have many context of its use, but our machine-learning models believe that jealousy can be often used in the following areas:

1) communication, information, and media;

2) people, society, and culture;

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