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Princeton's WordNet

  1. resent(verb)

    feel bitter or indignant about

    "She resents being paid less than her co-workers"


  2. begrudge, resent(verb)

    wish ill or allow unwillingly

    envy, begrudge

Complete Dictionary of Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. resent

    repel, resist, rebel, recalcitrate, take ill

    acquiesce, submit, condone, pardon, overlook

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. resent(v. a.)

    take ill, take amiss, take offence at, take umbrage at, be offended at, be indignant at, be provoked at

  2. resent(v. n.)

    be angry, flare up, take offence, take umbrage

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  1. Letitia Elizabeth Landon:

    I like a cat because it does not disguise its selfishness with any flattering hypocrisies. Its attachment is not to yourself, but to your house. Let it but have food, and a warm lair among the embers, and it heeds not at whose expense. Then it has the spirit to resent aggression. You shall beat your dog, and he will fawn upon you; but a cat never forgives : it has no tender mercies, and it torments before it destroys its prey.

  2. Frank Luntz:

    It will help Trump among hard-core Republicans and hurt him among independents, it will help him among those who resent the left and their protests and their disruptions. But it will hurt him among independents who don't like the chaos and the confusion.

  3. Mike Chinoy:

    The North Koreans really don't like the Chinese, they resent the hell out of the Chinese. They hate the idea that the Chinese can come in and tell them what to do. And the reality is the Chinese can't.

  4. Rabbi Asher Bush:

    I think there are people who resent having others tell them what to do.

  5. David Begley:

    He dismissed me as a racist, which I resent.

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