resent

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verb re·sent \ri-ˈzent\

Definition of resent

  1. transitive verb
  2. :  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.

Origin and Etymology of resent

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


First Known Use: 1612


RESENT Defined for English Language Learners

resent

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verb re·sent \ri-ˈzent\

Definition of resent for English Language Learners

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


RESENT Defined for Kids

resent

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verb re·sent \ri-ˈzent\

Definition of resent for Students

resented

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resenting

  1. :  to feel annoyance or anger at He resents his sister's laziness.



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