The Correct spelling is: jealous
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- Fearful or wary of being supplanted; apprehensive of losing affection or position.
- Resentful or bitter in rivalry; envious: jealous of the success of others.
- Inclined to suspect rivalry.
- Having to do with or arising from feelings of envy, apprehension, or bitterness: jealous thoughts.
- Vigilant in guarding something: We are jealous of our good name.
- Intolerant of disloyalty or infidelity; autocratic: a jealous God.
[Middle English jelous, from Old French gelos, jealous, zealous, from Vulgar Latin *zÄ“lÅsus, from Late Latin zÄ“lus, zeal. See zeal.]jealously jeal'ousÂ·ly adv.
jealousness jeal'ousÂ·ness n.
SYNONYMS jealous, covetous, envious. These adjectives mean resentfully or painfully desirous of another's advantages: jealous of a friend's success; covetous of my neighbor's possessions; envious of their art collection.