• WordNet 3.6
    • n invidia spite and resentment at seeing the success of another (personified as one of the deadly sins)
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In literature:

Non fu mai gloria senza invidia.
"Beauchamp's Career, Complete" by George Meredith
The 'Invidia,' again, should have had some look on her face of envy.
"Swann's Way" by Marcel Proust
Ut tinea corrodit vestimentum sic, invidiae eum qui zelatur consumit.
"The Anatomy of Melancholy" by Democritus Junior
Quale invidia se gli opporrebbe?
"The Liberation of Italy" by Countess Evelyn Martinengo-Cesaresco
Quidquid autem ex invidia dicitur, veritas non putatur.
"The Letters of Cassiodorus" by Cassiodorus (AKA Magnus Aurelius Cassiodorus Senator)
AUG. Utinam non tibi magis superbia quam invidia nocuisset: nam hoc crimine, me judice, liber es.
"View of the State of Europe during the Middle Ages, Vol. 3 (of 3)" by Henry Hallam
ABSIT DICTO INVIDIA (L.), to be said without boasting.
"Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary (part 4 of 4: S-Z and supplements)" by Various