Definitions for resentrɪˈzɛnt

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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

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

  8. Origin: [F. ressentir; L. pref. re- re- + sentire to feel. See Sense.]

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Yilmaz Esmer:

    The voters that resent that haven't voted for AKP anyway. Among the AKP supporters, whatever AKP does is right.

  2. Linda Campbell:

    Some babies resent not being taken seriously, they might become very responsible, like the oldest, or social, like the middle.

  3. Francis Cardinal George, OMI:

    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.

  4. Barbara De Angelis:

    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.

  5. Mike Chinoy:

    The North Koreans really don't like the Chinese, they resent the hell out of the Chinese. They hate the idea that the Chinese can come in and tell them what to do. And the reality is the Chinese can't.

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From our Multilingual Translation Dictionary

  • empören, ärgern, empörtGerman
  • μνησικακώGreek
  • resentir, resentirse, resentirse deSpanish
  • exprimer son mécontentement, s'indigner, avoir de l'amertumeFrench
  • risentirsi diItalian
  • 憤慨Japanese
  • zich storen aan, zijn ongenoegen uiten, wrok koesterenDutch
  • ressentirPortuguese
  • возмутиться, негодовать, возмущатьсяRussian

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