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Portrait o a Wumman Suffering frae Obsessive Envy; Théodore Géricault

Envy (frae Laitin invidia) is an emotion that "occurs whan a person lacks anither's superior quality, achievement, or possession an aither desires it or wishes that the ither lacked it".[1]

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  1. Parrott, W. G.; Smith, R. H. (1993). "Distinguishing the experiences of envy and jealousy". Journal of Personality and Social Psychology. 64: 906–920.