Origin of resentment
Examples from the Web for resentment
Another chilling recipe for injustice and resentment by closing down the open society you seek to promote.
Bradlee felt deceived by his friends but, “with both of them gone from my life, resentment seemed foolish.”The Bizarre Tale of Ben Bradlee, JFK, and the Master Spy|Will Rahn|October 22, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Innocent victims are killed in these acts, and they lead to resentment among the Pakistani people.Malala Yousafzai Is the Youngest Nobel Peace Prize Winner in History|Nico Hines|October 10, 2014|DAILY BEAST
The stirring of resentment among African-Americans has become the critical component of race-based Democratic strategy.Class Issues, Not Race, Will Likely Seal the Next Election|Joel Kotkin|September 7, 2014|DAILY BEAST
This resentment and loss of power may have pushed some of them to join ISIS.On the Ground, Collaborators With ISIS Could Be Its Big Weakness|Christine van den Toorn|August 30, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Some were indifferent, while others scowled fiercely as their resentment against the lad mounted.Boy Scouts Mysterious Signal|G. Harvey Ralphson
"Yes," the other lady admitted, candour and natural goodness of heart getting the better alike of resentment and diplomacy.The Far Horizon|Lucas Malet
But the flash of resentment in her eyes gave her voice the lie, and he laughed joyfully.The Long Night|Stanley Weyman
Blasts of frigid wind swept the streets, and buffeted each other in a fury of resentment when they met around the corners.Literature and Life|William Dean Howells
Indignation and resentment were good things to stiffen a man's back.The Money Master, Complete|Gilbert Parker
British Dictionary definitions for resentment
Word Origin and History for resentment
1610s, from French ressentiment (16c.), verbal noun from ressentir (see resent).
"Ridicule often parries resentment, but resentment never yet parried ridicule." [Walter Savage Landor, "Imaginary Conversations"]