What is the difference between ZEALOUS and JEALOUS?




What is the difference between ZEALOUS and JEALOUS? :


Zealous :

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1 ) Full of zeal, eager

People are zealous for freedom and liberty.

I am zealous to succeed at work.



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.


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

Envious

She is jealous of my success in examinations.


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

He keeps a jealous eye on his property.











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