- Resent is defined as to feel hurt or offended by something or someone.
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.
Variant of resend