Definition of Invidiousness

1. Noun. (rare) Malevolent provocation of dislike or resentment; the state or quality of being invidious. ¹



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Definition of Invidiousness

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Invidiousness

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inveterateness
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invidiousness (current term)
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invigilance
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Literary usage of Invidiousness

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1. Filipino Popular Tales by Dean Spruill Fansler (1921)
"(c) RUINED BECAUSE OF invidiousness.1 In time out of memory there lived two brothers, Pedro and Juan. Pedro was rich, for he had a large herd of cattle: ..."

2. Recensio synoptica annotationis sacrae, being a critical digest and by Samuel Thomas Bloomfield (1826)
"But rather he was sent for by Herod himself, and asked the question, to appease the invidiousness of such incestuous nuptials, and excuse the fact. ..."

3. Reports of Cases Determined in the Several Courts of Westminster-hall, from by William Blackstone, Charles Heneage Elsley, James Clitherow (1828)
"I am clearly of opinion that the invidiousness imputed to his defence ought not to give the ... But did this invidiousness prevent the success of the claim? ..."

4. Sociology and Ethics: The Facts of Social Life as the Source of Solutions by Edward Cary Hayes (1921)
"Our list must, therefore, include both pride and invidiousness. 6. How far anger and hate can be rationalized into repugnance to evil and resolute zeal in ..."

5. The Humanity, Benevolence and Charity Legislation of the Pentateuch and the by Maurice Fluegel (1908)
"A wicked heart, an evil eye, malice, envy, jealousy, invidiousness, the fiendish impulse to do harm with an innocent mien, without incurring any danger to ..."

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