enviable

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Middle French enviable

Adjective[edit]

enviable (comparative more enviable, superlative most enviable)

  1. Arousing or likely to arouse envy.
    He had achieved many enviable dramatic successes before this time.My Miscellanies by Wilkie Collins
    This quarter of the city had at that time anything but an enviable reputation.Monsieur Lecoq by Emile Gaboriau

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French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

envie +‎ -able

Adjective[edit]

enviable (masculine and feminine, plural enviables)

  1. enviable

Spanish[edit]

Adjective[edit]

enviable m, f (plural enviables)

  1. enviable