resentment


re·sent·ment

noun \ri-ˈzent-mənt\

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

Full Definition of RESENTMENT

:  a feeling of indignant displeasure or persistent ill will at something regarded as a wrong, insult, or injury

Examples of RESENTMENT

  1. She bore bitter feelings of resentment toward her ex-husband.
  2. He's filled with resentment at his boss.
  3. He expressed his resentment of the new policies.

First Known Use of RESENTMENT

1619

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