verb (used with object)
Origin of resent
Definition for resent (2 of 2)
verb (used with object), re·sent, re·send·ing.
Examples from the Web for resent
Then you resent those who do still use power like the United States.Sunday Q&A: Josef Joffe on the Myth of American Decline|Michael Moynihan|November 17, 2013|DAILY BEAST
But Erdogan has succeeded by governing with a controlling style that many Turks are growing to resent.As Police Cede Taksim Square, Istanbul Remains On Edge|Mike Giglio|June 2, 2013|DAILY BEAST
But that headline could have also easily lamented: Nurses Doubt Doctors Abilities, Resent Salaries.
We cannot resent modernism and continue behaving in the culturally reactionary way we do now.
They resent themselves and others and that resentment finds violent expression.
I don't mind shooting other people's troubles for them, but I do resent the fact that the messiest ones get dumped in my lap.Feet Of Clay|Phillip Hoskins
But, Davey, if in the future anything should disclose the truth, might Ken not resent?The Shield of Silence|Harriet T. Comstock
She did not resent his action, but she moved a step away from him and his hand dropped at his side.A Colony of Girls|Kate Livingston Willard
In fact, they had less to resent in Pericles than in any previous leader of the democracy.Athens: Its Rise and Fall, Complete|Edward Bulwer-Lytton
They resent being ordered about as if their opinions and wishes counted for nothing, and I honor them for it.The Rise of Roscoe Paine|Joseph C. Lincoln
British Dictionary definitions for resent
Word Origin for resent
Word Origin and History for resent (1 of 2)
"take (something) ill; be in some degree angry or provoked at," c.1600, from French ressentir "feel pain, regret," from Old French resentir "feel again, feel in turn" (13c.), from re-, intensive prefix, + sentir "to feel," from Latin sentire (see sense (n.)). Related: Resented; resenting.