feel bitter or indignant about
"She resents being paid less than her co-workers"
wish ill or allow unwillingly
to be sensible of; to feel
in a good sense, to take well; to receive with satisfaction
in a bad sense, to take ill; to consider as an injury or affront; to be indignant at
to express or exhibit displeasure or indignation at, as by words or acts
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
to feel resentment
to give forth an odor; to smell; to savor
Origin: [F. ressentir; L. pref. re- re- + sentire to feel. See Sense.]
Chambers 20th Century Dictionary
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.]
The resent symbol -- In this Symbols.com article you will learn about the meaning of the resent symbol and its characteristic.
The numerical value of resent in Chaldean Numerology is: 6
The numerical value of resent in Pythagorean Numerology is: 9
Sample Sentences & Example Usage
I also resent the hypocrisy in some of what these people are saying.
The voters that resent that haven't voted for AKP anyway. Among the AKP supporters, whatever AKP does is right.
Some babies resent not being taken seriously, they might become very responsible, like the oldest, or social, like the middle.
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.
I come from the poor people. And I’ve been working my whole stinking career for people who don’t have a chance. And I really resent anybody saying I’m just doing this for the rich.
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Translations for resent
From our Multilingual Translation Dictionary
- empören, ärgern, empört, erneutGerman
- resentir, resentirse, resentirse deSpanish
- exprimer son mécontentement, s'indigner, avoir de l'amertumeFrench
- risentirsi diItalian
- zich storen aan, zijn ongenoegen uiten, wrok koesterenDutch
- возмутиться, негодовать, возмущатьсяRussian
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