What does resentful mean?

Definitions for resentfulrɪˈzɛnt fəl

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

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"


  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


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of resentful in Chaldean Numerology is: 5

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of resentful in Pythagorean Numerology is: 3

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Gautama Buddha:

    Those who are free of resentful thoughts surely find peace.

  2. Emeasoba George:

    Anybody who is hateful is most likely to be resentful (feeling/portraying bitterness/indignation). But the reverse is directly the case with anyone who is loveful. So, be loveful for life and never hateful.

  3. Phil Robertson:

    When they get there, the refugees will find huge hurdles to integrate, jobs that are few and far between, and a resentful local population wondering why this group should get a time-limited year of Australian assistance when ordinary Cambodians do not.

  4. Marya Mannes:

    But the silly male fool is often unaware of how much a look,a touch, a word can hold for a woman.Nor does he seem to have any idea at all of the degree to which their absence can make her cross,resentful ,tiresome." This is from her essay "The Power Men have over Women

  5. Bible, Paul, 1 Corinthians 13:4-7:

    Love is patient; love is kind; love is not envious or boastful or arrogant or rude. It does not insist on its own way; it is not irritable or resentful; it does not rejoice in wrongdoing, but rejoices in the truth. It bears all things, believes all things, hopes all things, endures all things.

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Translations for resentful

From our Multilingual Translation Dictionary

  • امتعاArabic
  • verärgert, ärgert, empörtGerman
  • μνησίκακοςGreek
  • resentidoSpanish
  • katkera, närkästynyt, harmistunut, pahastuva, pahoillaan, herkkähipiäinen, kaunainenFinnish
  • rancunier, indignéFrench
  • marahIndonesian
  • risentitoItalian
  • 憤慨Japanese
  • mānatunatu, hūngeingeiMāori
  • obrażalskiPolish
  • возмущённый, оби́женный, оби́дчивый, негоду́ющий, обиRussian

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