adjective re·sent·ful \-fəl\

: having or showing a feeling of anger or displeasure about someone or something unfair

Full Definition of RESENTFUL

:  full of resentment :  inclined to resent <felt resentful of her success>
:  caused or marked by resentment <resentful anger>
re·sent·ful·ly \-fə-lē\ adverb
re·sent·ful·ness noun

Examples of RESENTFUL

  1. She is resentful about being demoted.
  2. She gave me a resentful glare.
  3. a resentful letter to the editor

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RESENTFUL Defined for Kids


adjective re·sent·ful \ri-ˈzent-fəl\

Definition of RESENTFUL for Kids

:  full of angry displeasure <She's resentful at being treated like a baby.>


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