resent

[ ri-zent ]
/ rɪˈzɛnt /

verb (used with object)

to feel or show displeasure or indignation at (a person, act, remark, etc.) from a sense of injury or insult.

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Origin of resent

1595–1605; < French ressentir to be angry < Old French resentir, equivalent to re- re- + sentir to feel < Latin sentīre; see sense

OTHER WORDS FROM resent

re·sent·ing·ly, adverbre·sent·ive, adjectiveun·re·sent·ed, adjectiveun·re·sent·ing, adjective

WORDS THAT MAY BE CONFUSED WITH resent

begrudge regret resent (see synonym study at regret)

Definition for resent (2 of 2)

resend
[ ree-send ]
/ riˈsɛnd /

verb (used with object), re·sent, re·send·ing.

to send again.
to send back.

Origin of resend

First recorded in 1545–55; re- + send1
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British Dictionary definitions for resent

resent
/ (rɪˈzɛnt) /

verb

(tr) to feel bitter, indignant, or aggrieved at

Word Origin for resent

C17: from French ressentir, from re- + sentir to feel, from Latin sentīre to perceive; see sense
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