Origin of resent
OTHER WORDS FROM resentre·sent·ing·ly, adverbre·sent·ive, adjectiveun·re·sent·ed, adjectiveun·re·sent·ing, adjective
WORDS THAT MAY BE CONFUSED WITH resentbegrudge, resent
How to use resent in a sentence
Both sisters resented the authority granted to Dorothea Dix, a leader in the Sanitary Commission during the Civil War.Determined to practice medicine, two sisters defied conventions|Janet Golden|February 5, 2021|Washington Post
I resent it when it's referred to as an entitlement program.
So if you’re going to resent anyone for this, choose to resent him.Carolyn Hax: How to make acceptance a holiday tradition|Carolyn Hax|January 20, 2021|Washington Post
Assuming we felt stable enough to not resent the whole thing, we agreed, we’d some day try for a baby.This country is a risky place to be a parent, and the pandemic reminded me of that|Haley Swenson|January 14, 2021|Washington Post
Such gains towards representation have been followed by devastating losses and setbacks from those who resent such progress.'Another Milestone in the Long, Long Road.' Rev. Raphael Warnock's Georgia Senate Victory Made History in Multiple Ways|Olivia B. Waxman|January 7, 2021|Time
He seems to have inflamed the only remaining socially acceptable prejudice: resenting the rich.The Hope and Danger of Electing Bill de Blasio as New York City Mayor|Michael Daly|October 7, 2013|DAILY BEAST
I sat in a suite at the Savoy hotel, in privilege, resenting the woeful ratbag I once was who, for all his problems, had drugs.
He has spent much of his political life battling with and resenting the princes.
Nor did she particularly care to think of anything, the American in her resenting his lack of effort.Ancestors|Gertrude Atherton
He was not far, sometimes, from resenting any show of compassion for Castalia as a direct injury to himself.A Charming Fellow, Volume II (of 3)|Frances Eleanor Trollope
"Not much saw-log for old Rosey," said Si, resenting even a joking disparagement upon his beloved General.Si Klegg, Book 2 (of 6)|John McElroy
The boy felt more like resenting this interference with the momentous business he and the guide had on hand.Two Boys in Wyoming|Edward S. Ellis
The majority were for resenting any foreign interference in the affairs of Japan by force.A History of the Nineteenth Century, Year by Year|Edwin Emerson