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resentful

[ ri-zent-fuhl ]
/ rɪˈzɛnt fəl /
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adjective

full of or marked by resentment.

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Origin of resentful

First recorded in 1645–55; resent + -ful

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British Dictionary definitions for resentful

resentful
/ (rɪˈzɛntfʊl) /

adjective

feeling or characterized by resentment

Derived forms of resentful

resentfully, adverbresentfulness, noun
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