Definition of Resent

1. Verb. Feel bitter or indignant about. "Sam and Sue resent the movie "; "She resents being paid less than her co-workers"

Specialized synonyms: Grudge, Stew
Generic synonyms: Dislike
Derivative terms: Resentment



2. Verb. Wish ill or allow unwillingly.
Exact synonyms: Begrudge
Antonyms: Wish

Definition of Resent

1. v. t. To be sensible of; to feel

2. v. i. To feel resentment.

Definition of Resent

1. Verb. To express or exhibit displeasure or indignation at (words or acts). ¹

2. Verb. To feel resentment. ¹

3. Verb. (obsolete) To be sensible of; to feel. ¹

4. Verb. (obsolete) In a positive sense, to take well; to receive with satisfaction. ¹

5. Verb. (obsolete) In a negative sense, to take ill; to consider as an injury or affront; to be indignant at. ¹

6. Verb. (obsolete) To recognize; to perceive, especially as if by smelling; -- associated in meaning with sent, the older spelling of scent to smell. See resent (intransitive verb). ¹

7. Verb. (obsolete) To give forth an odor; to smell; to savor. ¹

8. Verb. (past of resend) ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Resent

1. to feel or express annoyance or ill will at [v -ED, -ING, -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Resent

resemblence
resembler
resemblers
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resembling
resemblingly
reseminate
resend
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resensitization
resensitize
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resensitizing
resent (current term)
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resenters
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Literary usage of Resent

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1. The Dictionary of National Biography by Sidney Lee (1909)
"resent to Henry a memorial of his case against 'rancis. It is apparent from the emperor's language ..."

2. Chronological History of the West Indies by Thomas Southey (1827)
"We think it necessary to add, that we will certainly resent and retaliate for any injurious treatment that may be offered to any one of our nation under ..."

3. The Poetical Works of John Dryden by John Dryden (1909)
"Not so, when virtue did my arms require, And to my father's wars I flew intire. My regal pow'r how will my foes resent, When I myself have scarce my own ..."

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