resentment

[ ri-zent-muhnt ]SEE DEFINITION OF resentment

EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR RESENTMENT

Harriett had a little shock of dismay and resentment, hating change.

By expecting it from others half our resentment is forestalled.

The face of the Gascon darkened, and his eyes flashed with resentment.

She dropped into her chair, with a flash of resentment at the proximity of the other table.

But she is cunning in love's ways and dulls Shakespeare's resentment with "I don't hate you."

Her eyes were bent upon the floor, and a look, not now of resentment, but of—was it fear?

This resentment was seldom expressed, but its flame scorched her soul.

Rulledge demanded, with a resentment which we felt so droll in him that we laughed.

But nevertheless I am very far from blaming you for your resentment.

Lumley, burning with resentment, longed to decline the offer; but, alas!

WORD ORIGIN

1610s, from French ressentiment (16c.), verbal noun from ressentir (see resent).

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