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resent

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verb re·sent \ri-ˈzent\

Simple Definition of resent

  • : to be angry or upset about (someone or something that you think is unfair)

Full Definition of resent

  1. transitive verb
  2. :  to feel or express annoyance or ill will at <resented the implication>

Examples of resent

  1. She resented being told what to do.

  2. He resented his boss for making him work late.



Origin of resent

Middle French resentir to be emotionally sensible of, from Old French, from re- + sentir to feel, from Latin sentire — more at sense


First Known Use: 1596


RESENT Defined for Kids

resent

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verb re·sent \ri-ˈzent\

Definition of resent

re·sent·edre·sent·ing

  1. :  to feel annoyance or anger at <He resents his sister's laziness.>





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