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Enviable

adverb

1) Fitted to excite envy; capable of awakening an ardent desire to posses or to resemble.

Example Sentences for

Enviable

1) Supposing that someone has often flown in his dreams, and that at last, as soon as he dreams, he is conscious of the power and art of flying as his privilege and his peculiarly Enviable happiness; such a person, who believes that on the slightest impulse, he can actualize all sorts of curves and angles, who knows the sensation of a certain divine levity, an upwardsswithout effort or constraint, a downwardsswithout descending or loweringówithout TROUBLE!óhow could the man with such dream- experiences and dream-habits fail to find happinesssdifferently coloured and defined, even in his waking hours!
2) He moves from the sublime to the ridiculous and back with Enviable ease, and has a genial tolerance of coincidence and improbability.
3) In Dickens, discovering who you really are often comes as an unpleasant surprise; but Deronda is provided on a plate with an Enviable sense of selfhood.
4) He will defer his marriage for a year, he says, until he can learn some occupation that shall raise [him] to the eminence of maintaining both [his wife and himself] without one obligation. . . .6 Clarke is already in this Enviable position.
5) He moves from the sublime to the ridiculous and back with Enviable ease, and has a genial tolerance of coincidence and improbability.
6) He will defer his marriage for a year, he says, until he can learn some occupation that shall raise [him] to the eminence of maintaining both [his wife and himself] without one obligation. . . .6 Clarke is already in this Enviable position.
7) In Dickens, discovering who you really are often comes as an unpleasant surprise; but Deronda is provided on a plate with an Enviable sense of selfhood.
8) Supposing that someone has often flown in his dreams, and that at last, as soon as he dreams, he is conscious of the power and art of flying as his privilege and his peculiarly Enviable happiness; such a person, who believes that on the slightest impulse, he can actualize all sorts of curves and angles, who knows the sensation of a certain divine levity, an upwardsswithout effort or constraint, a downwardsswithout descending or loweringówithout TROUBLE!óhow could the man with such dream- experiences and dream-habits fail to find happinesssdifferently coloured and defined, even in his waking hours!
9) Although I am not disposed to maintain that the being born in a workhouse, is in itself the most fortunate and Enviable circumstance that can possibly befall a human being, I do mean to say that in this particular instance, it was the best thing for Oliver Twist that could by possibility have occurred.
10) Although I am not disposed to maintain that the being born in a workhouse, is in itself the most fortunate and Enviable circumstance that can possibly befall a human being, I do mean to say that in this particular instance, it was the best thing for Oliver Twist that could by possibility have occurred.