Definition of RESENTMENT

a lingering ill will towards a person for a real or imagined wrong <if you continue to harbor resentment toward your father, you'll never be able to move on with your life>
Synonyms down [chiefly British], grievance, resentment, score
a painful awareness of another's possessions or advantages and a desire to have them too <I don't have any resentment over my friend's luxurious house>

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