Definitions for resentfulrɪˈzɛnt fəl

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

re•sent•fulrɪˈzɛnt fəl(adj.)

  1. full of or marked by resentment.

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. resentful(adj)

    full of or marked by resentment or indignant ill will

    "resentful at the way he was treated"; "a sullen resentful attitude"

Kernerman English Learner's Dictionary

  1. resentful(adjective)ɪˈzɛnt fəl

    feeling resentment

    She's resentful of her new baby brother.; She shot him a resentful look.


  1. resentful(Adjective)

    Inclined to resent, who tends to harbor resentment, when wronged.

  2. resentful(Adjective)

    Harboring resentment, full of resentment, at a given moment.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Resentful(adj)

    inclined to resent; easily provoked to anger; irritable

Translations for resentful

Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary


having or showing such a feeling of annoyance

She feels resentful that her sister married before she did.

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