resent

[ ri-zent ]
/ rɪˈzɛnt /
See synonyms for: resent / resented / resents on Thesaurus.com

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

First recorded in 1595–1605; from French ressentir “to feel (an emotion),” from Old French res(s)entir, equivalent to re- re- + sentir “to feel,” from 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, resent
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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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