Definitions for resentrɪˈzɛnt

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

re•sentrɪˈzɛnt(v.t.)

  1. to feel or show displeasure or indignation at from a sense of injury or insult.

Origin of resent:

1595–1605; < F ressentir to be angry, OF resentir=re-re - +sentir to feel < L sentīre; cf. sense

re•sent′ive(adj.)

Princeton's WordNet

  1. resent(verb)

    feel bitter or indignant about

    "She resents being paid less than her co-workers"

  2. begrudge, resent(verb)

    wish ill or allow unwillingly

Kernerman English Learner's Dictionary

  1. resent(verb)ɪˈzɛnt

    to feel anger because sth is unfair to you

    He resented his father for divorcing his mother.; I resent the tone she uses to talk to me.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Resent(verb)

    to be sensible of; to feel

  2. Resent(verb)

    in a good sense, to take well; to receive with satisfaction

  3. Resent(verb)

    in a bad sense, to take ill; to consider as an injury or affront; to be indignant at

  4. Resent(verb)

    to express or exhibit displeasure or indignation at, as by words or acts

  5. Resent(verb)

    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

  6. Resent(verb)

    to feel resentment

  7. Resent(verb)

    to give forth an odor; to smell; to savor


Translations for resent

Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary

resent(verb)

to feel annoyed about (something) because one thinks it is unfair, insulting etc

I resent his interference in my affairs.

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