verb (used with object)
Origin of resent
Examples from the Web for resenting
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.
At first, resenting his familiarity, I would hint at my desire to be alone, would explain that I was busy.Paul Kelver|Jerome Klapka, AKA Jerome K. Jerome
Not until now had he realized how much he had been resenting the performance of a duty.Guy and Pauline|Compton Mackenzie
Texas, resenting the instability of Creole government, separated from the Mexican States after a devastating war.Mexico|Charles Reginald Enock
Mr. Daw showed no signs of resenting the incipient insolence; on the contrary, his voice took a kind and sympathising tone.Trevlyn Hold|Mrs. Henry Wood
Then they flew back into their accustomed places, resenting our intrusion by shaking over us a shower of fragrant dew.The Princess Passes|Alice Muriel Williamson and Charles Norris Williamson
British Dictionary definitions for resenting
Word Origin for resent
Word Origin and History for resenting
"take (something) ill; be in some degree angry or provoked at," c.1600, from French ressentir "feel pain, regret," from Old French resentir "feel again, feel in turn" (13c.), from re-, intensive prefix, + sentir "to feel," from Latin sentire (see sense (n.)). Related: Resented; resenting.