resentful

[ ri-zent-fuh l ]
/ rɪˈzɛnt fəl /

adjective

full of or marked by resentment.

Nearby words

  1. resemblance,
  2. resemblant,
  3. resemble,
  4. resend,
  5. resent,
  6. resentment,
  7. reserpine,
  8. reservation,
  9. reservationist,
  10. reserve

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 Formsresentfully, adverbresentfulness, noun

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Word Origin and History for resentful

resentful

adj.

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

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