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resentful

[ri-zent-fuh l]
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adjective
  1. full of or marked by resentment.
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Origin of resentful

First recorded in 1645–55; resent + -ful
Related formsre·sent·ful·ly, adverbre·sent·ful·ness, nounun·re·sent·ful, adjectiveun·re·sent·ful·ly, adverbun·re·sent·ful·ness, noun
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Related Words for resentful

spiteful, belligerent, bitter, unsympathetic, hateful, acrimonious, adverse, alien, allergic, argumentative, bellicose, catty, chill, cold, competitive, contentious, contrary, dour, embittered, hard

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British Dictionary definitions for resentful

resentful

adjective
  1. feeling or characterized by resentment
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Derived Formsresentfully, adverbresentfulness, noun
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Word Origin and History for resentful

adj.

1650s, from resent + -ful. Related: Resentfully; resentfulness.

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