Examples of resentment in a Sentence
She bore bitter feelings of resentment toward her ex-husband.
He's filled with resentment at his boss.
He expressed his resentment of the new policies.
Recent Examples of resentment from the Web
That seems almost certain to breed more resentment than enthusiasm.
Memories of the country's civil war, and the feelings of resentment and hatred that continue to plague the Middle East emerge through the courtroom action.
Another lingering issue is the resentment in other countries after the U.S. Department of Justice's investigation exposed rampant corruption within the sport.
Jesse Plemons gets laughs as an alarmingly stoic next-door neighbor who chafes at being excluded from game night, resentment that plays a role in later scenes.
Jealousy, resentment, and contempt come with the territory, which is physically located—surprise, surprise—in Brooklyn, that fairytale land where once upon a time all the young people who moved there were going to grow up famous and brilliant.
Video by Randy PenchProduced by Sue Morrow The crisis deepened the festering resentment Oroville residents have held for DWR, which had failed to deliver on promises of state-of-the-art recreational facilities at the reservoir.
Luckily, the resentment turned into a passion for writing my own stories.
But that underlying fear of being alone and lonely, and all the resentment that comes with that, is still very much there.
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First Known Use of resentment
Synonym Discussion of resentment
- takes deep offense at racial slurs
- harbored a lifelong resentment of his brother
- took umbrage at the offer of advice
- in a pique I foolishly declined the invitation
- stormed out of the meeting in high dudgeon
- in a huff he slammed the door
RESENTMENT Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of resentment for English Language Learners
: a feeling of anger or displeasure about someone or something unfair
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