resent

verb re·sent \ ri-ˈzent \
Updated on: 22 Apr 2018
: to feel or express annoyance or ill will at
  • resented the implication

Examples of resent in a Sentence

  1. She resented being told what to do.

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

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Origin and Etymology of resent

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

RESENT Defined for English Language Learners

resent

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


RESENT Defined for Kids

resent

verb re·sent \ ri-ˈzent \
resented; resenting
: to feel annoyance or anger at
  • He resents his sister's laziness.


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