hard feelings

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Definition of hard feelings 

: feelings of dislike or anger toward someone that you think has mistreated you She felt/had no hard feelings towards him. The court's decision has caused a lot of hard feelings. The phrase no hard feelings is used in speech to say that you are not upset or to ask if someone else is upset. "I'm sorry I broke our date last night." "That's OK; no hard feelings.""So, we're still friends, right? No hard feelings?"

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