Examples of resent in a Sentence
She resented being told what to do.
He resented his boss for making him work late.
Recent Examples of resent from the Web
American colonists in the 18th century did indeed resent tariffs imposed by the British government on goods imported into the colonies, and their anger over taxes and tariffs incited a rebellion.
As a teenager growing up in rural Sumter County, Brian Benenhaley resented the white people who looked down on his dark-skinned father.
In Braunau San Francisco Playhouse resents Dipika Guha’s story of a pair of idealistic progressives who move to Austria and embark on a plan to turn Adolf Hitler’s house into a bed-and-dinner.
Members of the community resented press from northern states coming down to cover the issue — especially black journalists, who were relegated to a card table in the courtroom and berated by the local sheriff.
That hater bandwagon filled to overflowing when the Warriors signed Kevin Durant two years ago, making Golden State an instant super team, resented by many.
In Chile, politicians resent the Comptroller General, which audits government officials to prevent corruption.
But execs there have always resented having to cut deals with Vevo instead of working with the labels directly.
Some whites resented Anderson's success, said Greg Roberts, a local historian and Ulysses S. Grant scholar who also is New Richmond's village manager.
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Definition of resent for English Language Learners
: to be angry or upset about (someone or something that you think is unfair)
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