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One of the challenges is that people don’t buy enough insurance because they slightly resent the need for insurance.

Go all in on your passion, and you could alienate your offspring or make them resent the things you love.

Huron has resent products to some of the customers who have experienced the worst delays, and Mullenax has even started delivering orders himself via Citi Bike to customers who live in New York City.

From Digiday

I dredge all this up having read a New York Times expose about bickering at tech companies, particularly Facebook, by childless workers who resent the special treatment being afforded stressed-out parents.

From Fortune

As a result, many of us resented the office to at least some degree—it was too hot or too cold, too noisy, too far from home.

From Quartz

One in four of us are forced to live through the violent assaults that these men resent being made cognizant of.

Then you resent those who do still use power like the United States.

But Erdogan has succeeded by governing with a controlling style that many Turks are growing to resent.

But that headline could have also easily lamented: Nurses Doubt Doctors Abilities, Resent Salaries.

Teresi added that in truth, he didn't resent most physicists for complaining.

His silence had frightened her: what if he should resent on her the cruel words spoken by Dr. Ashton?

For a moment, as the mistress of Skyrie surveyed these more substantial offerings she was inclined to resent them.

The parents of the latter resent the innovation; almost every Jewish child receives religious training at home or in cheidar.

Ida was, however, rather pleased to see that he accepted the fact good-humoredly and did not resent it.

He will naturally resent it; it would deprive us of his friendship or regard: nay it would, perhaps, make him hate us.


On this page you'll find 36 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to resent, such as: dislike, begrudge, grudge, bear a grudge, be in a huff, and be insulted.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.