Synonyms for resented
- be in a huff
- be insulted
- be offended by
- be put off by
- be rubbed wrong way
- be vexed
- bear a grudge
- feel bitter
- feel sore
- frown at
- get nose out of joint
- harbor a grudge
- have hard feelings
- object to
- take amiss
- take as an insult
- take exception
- take offense
- take umbrage
Antonyms for resented
EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR RESENTED
Not accustomed to be hurt, it resented hurt when it came the more sorely.
She would have resented any offer to accompany her, and Mrs. Lynn arose to enter the house.
Hardcastle resented the appeal to me, and bid him wait and be damned.
What he resented most was just the necessity of taking so much on trust.
Was she really going to own that she had resented the news of his engagement?
He resented Mrs. Cruncher's saying grace with particular animosity.
And now, quite suddenly, she resented the manner and the speech.
And he resented the cold aloofness of the scientist before him.
She was unaccustomed to be addressed in that tone, and she resented it.
He resented it in this youngster who had fought so gamely with death.
"take (something) ill; be in some degree angry or provoked at," c.1600, from French ressentir "feel pain, regret," from Old French resentir "feel again, feel in turn" (13c.), from re-, intensive prefix, + sentir "to feel," from Latin sentire (see sense (n.)). Related: Resented; resenting.