What does resent mean?

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rɪˈzɛntre·sent

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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

    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. 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.

  2. 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.

  3. Frank Luntz:

    It will help Trump among hard-core Republicans and hurt him among independents, it will help him among those who resent the left and their protests and their disruptions. But it will hurt him among independents who don't like the chaos and the confusion.

  4. Richard Bach, One:

    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?

  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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