feel bitter or indignant about
"She resents being paid less than her co-workers"
wish ill or allow unwillingly
to be sensible of; to feel
in a good sense, to take well; to receive with satisfaction
in a bad sense, to take ill; to consider as an injury or affront; to be indignant at
to express or exhibit displeasure or indignation at, as by words or acts
to recognize; to perceive, especially as if by smelling; -- associated in meaning with sent, the older spelling of scent to smell. See Resent, v. i
to feel resentment
to give forth an odor; to smell; to savor
Origin: [F. ressentir; L. pref. re- re- + sentire to feel. See Sense.]
Chambers 20th Century Dictionary
rē-zent′, v.t. to take ill: to consider as an injury or affront: to be indignant at: to express indignation: to have a strong perception of: to perceive by the sense of smell—v.i. to be indignant.—n. Resent′er.—adj. Resent′ful, full of, or prone to, resentment.—advs. Resent′fully; Resent′ingly.—adj. Resent′ive.—n. Resent′ment, the act of resenting: displeasure: anger. [O. Fr. resentir, ressentir—L. re-, in return, sentīre, to feel.]
The numerical value of resent in Chaldean Numerology is: 6
The numerical value of resent in Pythagorean Numerology is: 9
Sample Sentences & Example Usage
The voters that resent that haven't voted for AKP anyway. Among the AKP supporters, whatever AKP does is right.
Some babies resent not being taken seriously, they might become very responsible, like the oldest, or social, like the middle.
Some resent being called sinners, but when pastoral oversight and charitable concern for others falters, lives are sooner or later, in this life or the next, brought to destruction.
If you aren't good at loving yourself, you will have a difficult time loving anyone, since you'll resent the time and energy you give another person that you aren't even giving to yourself.
We generate our own environment. We get exactly what we deserve. How can we resent the life weve created for ourselves? Whos to blame, whos to credit, but us? Who can change it anytime we wish, but us?
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Translations for resent
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- empören, ärgern, empörtGerman
- resentir, resentirse, resentirse deSpanish
- exprimer son mécontentement, s'indigner, avoir de l'amertumeFrench
- risentirsi diItalian
- zich storen aan, zijn ongenoegen uiten, wrok koesterenDutch
- возмутиться, негодовать, возмущатьсяRussian
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