emulous definition

  • adjective:
    • Eager or ambitious to equal or surpass another.
    • Characterized or prompted by a spirit of rivalry.
    • Obsolete Covetous of energy or honor; envious.
    • bold or competitive.
    • Ambitiously desirous to equal or to succeed another; eager to emulate or vie with another; desirous of like excellence with another; -- with of.
    • Vying with; rivaling; thus, controversial, envious.
    • eager to surpass other people
    • characterized by or as a result of emulation or replica
    • Eager or bold to equal or surpass another.
    • classified or encouraged by a spirit of rivalry.
    • Obsolete Covetous of power or honor; jealous.
    • bold or competitive.
    • Ambitiously desirous to equal or even to succeed another; eager to imitate or vie with another; desirous of like excellence with another; -- with of.
    • Vying with; rivaling; ergo, contentious, envious.
    • wanting to surpass others
    • described as or arising from emulation or imitation
    • Eager or ambitious to equal or surpass another.
    • Characterized or encouraged by a spirit of rivalry.
    • Obsolete Covetous of power or honor; envious.
    • committed or competitive.
    • Ambitiously desirous to equal or to succeed another; wanting to imitate or vie with another; desirous of like superiority with another; -- with of.
    • Vying with; rivaling; for this reason, contentious, envious.
    • wanting to surpass other people
    • described as or as a result of emulation or imitation
  • others:
    • Desirous of equaling or excelling, as exactly what one admires; inclined to imitative rivalry: with of before an object: because, emulous of some other's instance or virtues.
    • Rivaling; competitive.
    • Envious; jealous; contentiously eager.
    • Desirous of equaling or excelling, as what one admires; inclined to imitative rivalry: with of before an object: since, emulous of another's example or virtues.
    • Rivaling; competitive.
    • Envious; envious; contentiously eager.
    • Desirous of equaling or excelling, as what one admires; inclined to imitative rivalry: with of before an object: because, emulous of some other's example or virtues.
    • Rivaling; competitive.
    • Envious; envious; contentiously eager.

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