the feeling of displeasure or indignation at some act, remark, person, etc., regarded as causing injury or insult.
- self-re·sent·ment, noun
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How to use resentment in a sentence
I guess it’s the former in Miller’s case, but also a little complicated because there was real resentment pretty early on in Miller’s life.
As you said, there was a lot of actual resentment present in his early years, particularly towards students of color, and the trolling was often a mask for that resentment.
The Red River Showdown traditionally has been a midmorning buffet of resentment and braggadocio, of “those sorry bastards” and Horns Down hysterics.The Big 12 Can’t Rely On Texas And Oklahoma This Year | Josh Planos | October 7, 2020 | FiveThirtyEight
Rogue officers destroy respect, erode community trust and generate resentment that may one day erupt in violence.
One of the few constants since the vote has been resentment toward the man who pulled the Brexit trigger.
Another chilling recipe for injustice and resentment by closing down the open society you seek to promote.
Was there lingering resentment over you choosing your wife over Lauryn?Wyclef Jean Talks Lauryn Hill, the Yele Haiti Controversy, and Chris Christie | Marlow Stern | November 20, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
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 | THE DAILY BEAST
A rash of crimes against gay and trans* people point to a possible brewing class resentment in the “hip” parts of Brooklyn.Is Brooklyn Becoming Unsafe for Gays? It Depends On Which Ones | Jay Michaelson | October 18, 2014 | THE 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 | THE DAILY BEAST
Women generally consider consequences in love, seldom in resentment.Pearls of Thought | Maturin M. Ballou
Here was the strangeness of it: that he did not distrust Lettice, nor felt resentment against Tony.The Wave | Algernon Blackwood
The keen resentment had faded from his face, but an immense reproach was there—a heavy, helpless, appealing reproach.Confidence | Henry James
He conspired against Richelieu, to whom he was indebted for much of his good fortune, and to whose resentment he fell a victim.The Every Day Book of History and Chronology | Joel Munsell
General Stanhope then repeated to him, all that the impassioned resentment of Ripperda had excited him to avow.The Pastor's Fire-side Vol. 3 of 4 | Jane Porter
British Dictionary definitions for resentment
anger, bitterness, or ill will
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