What does resent mean?

Definitions for resent
rɪˈzɛntre·sent

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word resent.

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

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

  2. Resent(verb)

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

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

  3. Resent(verb)

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

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

  4. Resent(verb)

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

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

  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

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

  6. Resent(verb)

    to feel resentment

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

  7. Resent(verb)

    to give forth an odor; to smell; to savor

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

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Resent

    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.]

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of resent in Chaldean Numerology is: 6

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of resent in Pythagorean Numerology is: 9

Examples of resent in a Sentence

  1. Bernard Mandeville:

    The only thing of weight that can be said against modern honor is that it is directly opposite to religion. The one bids you bear injuries with patience, the other tells you if you don't resent them, you are not fit to live.

  2. Salman Rushdie:

    The French satirical tradition has always been very pointed and very harsh, and still is, you know, the thing that I really resent is the way in which these, our dead comrades ... who died using the same implement that I use, which is a pen or pencil, have been almost immediately vilified and called racists and I don't know what else.

  3. 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.

  4. David Begley:

    He dismissed me as a racist, which I resent.

  5. Bill Clinton:

    So I did go to work on behalf of all these women's groups and children's groups because they needed a champion, it had nothing to do with any money whatsoever. And I resent deeply any effort by the Sanders campaign to so imply.

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