An example of resent is the feeling an older brother feels about the amount of attention paid to a younger sibling.
Origin of resentFrench ressentir ; from Old French resentir ; from re-, again + sentir, to feel ; from Classical Latin sentire: see send
transitive verbre·sent·ed, re·sent·ing, re·sents
Origin of resentFrench ressentir, to feel (a sensation or emotion), resent, from Old French resentir : re-, re- + sentir, to feel (from Latin sentīre; see sent- in Indo-European roots).
(third-person singular simple present resents, present participle resenting, simple past and past participle resented)
From Old French resentir (Modern ressentir), from re- + sentir (“to feel")
- Simple past tense and past participle of resend.
- The package was resent, this time with the correct postage.