What is the difference between Jealous and Zealous?




What is the difference between Jealous and Zealous? :


Jealous :

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1 ) Feeling or showing fear or resentment of possible rivals in love or affection

He was jealous of his wife and suspected her of adultery.

Her jealous looks annoys me.


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2 ) Feeling or showing resentment of someone’s advantages, achievements, etc…

Envious

She is jealous of my success in examinations.

He is jealous of my tremendous success.


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3 ) Possessive, anxiously protective of one’s rights, belongings, etc…

He keeps a jealous eye on his property.

I am jealous of my privileges.

You should keep a jealous eye on your property.



Zealous :

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1 ) Full of zeal, eager

People are zealous for freedom and liberty.

I am zealous to succeed at work.

Mahatma Gandhi was a zealous anti-racist.

He is zealous for liberty and freedom.

They are zealous to please their employees.











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