Resentment definition

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Indignation or ill will stemming from a feeling of having been wronged or offended.
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A feeling of anger or displeasure stemming from belief that one has been wronged by others or betrayed; indignation.
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A feeling of displeasure and indignation, from a sense of being injured or offended.
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Jeremy Taylor.

It is a greater wonder that so many of them die, with so little resentment of their danger.

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Resentment is a feeling of anger due to a real or imagined injury or offense.

An example of resentment is how someone may feel about illegal immigrants working, while they are unemployed.

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Other Word Forms

Noun

Singular:
resentment
Plural:
resentments

Origin of resentment