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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 jeal·ou·sy /ˈʤɛləsi/

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Jeal·ous·y n.; pl. Jealousies   The quality of being jealous; earnest concern or solicitude; painful apprehension of rivalship in cases directly affecting one's happiness; painful suspicion of the faithfulness of husband, wife, or lover.
    I was jealous for jealousy.   --Zech. viii. 2.
    Jealousy is the . . . apprehension of superiority.   --Shenstone.
    Whoever had qualities to alarm our jealousy, had excellence to deserve our fondness.   --Rambler.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      n 1: a feeling of jealous envy (especially of a rival) [syn: green-eyed
      2: zealous vigilance; "cherish their official political freedom
         with fierce jealousy"-Paul Blanshard

From: Easton's 1897 Bible Dictionary

    suspicion of a wife's purity, one of the strongest passions
    (Num. 5:14; Prov. 6:34; Cant. 8:6); also an intense interest for
    another's honour or prosperity (Ps. 79:5; 1 Cor. 10:22; Zech.