resentfulness

[ ri-zent-fuh l ]SEE DEFINITION OF resentfulness
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He did not like his spells of fawning loquacity and bursts of resentfulness.

Helen laughed, but Tommy looked at him with a resentfulness.

In his spirit was the ferment of a resentfulness absolutely without logical object.

Moreover, I began to observe a kind of resentfulness in Mr. Turton's demeanour, and especially in his wife's.

"I shall be so sorry if there is anything of sulkiness or resentfulness in Molly," she said to herself.

Nothing of anger, no resentfulness, disfigured the calm serenity of his pale features.

They had no curiosity, no resentfulness; otherwise they, too, might have dared to break the San Blas law.

At last he raised his head and stared at Toole, more in sorrow than in resentfulness.

WORD ORIGIN

1650s, from resent + -ful. Related: Resentfully; resentfulness.

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