Definition of resentment
: a feeling of indignant displeasure or persistent ill will at something regarded as a wrong, insult, or injury
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.
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RESENTMENT Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of resentment for English Language Learners
: a feeling of anger or displeasure about someone or something unfair
RESENTMENT Defined for Kids
Definition of resentment for Students
: a feeling of angry displeasure at a real or imagined wrong, insult, or injury
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