Definition Resent

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Definition

to resent (someone, something): to feel angry, indignant or bitter about (someone or something), to feel unfairly treated by (someone or something)
verb

(My wife) resents having to (feed Billy, my snake): (My wife) hates having to (feed Billy, my snake), feels it is unfair that she has to (feed Billy, my snake)
verb

resentment: bitterness, indignation, anger
noun

Examples

  • "There's no resentment underneath"
  • "I'm worried that some of the staff might resent the fact that Bruno appointed me."

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