I don't have a car. My friend has one. I don't want him to lose his car but I want that I also get a car i.e. I don't have any ill feeling for him. I just want what he has I can also get one like that.

I am envious of him.


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In your context envious and jealous are synonyms. But generally, jealous includes a meaning that envious does not possess:

upset and angry because someone that you love seems interested in another person:

Here you can't say an envious husband and wife with that meaning.

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