Definition of 'resent'
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Americans do not resent people because they are wealthy. Times, Sunday Times (2016)But he also resented her efforts to harvest their life together for her own writing. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Perhaps you feel you did as well as you could in difficult circumstances and you are therefore furious that your daughter may resent you. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Last week, I would find a way to resent him. Times, Sunday Times (2017)There is a school of thought which says that people resent being told what to do. Times, Sunday Times (2007)They may resent the fact the world knows more about their famous dad than they do. The Sun (2015)Many white workingclass voters also resent his opposition to the government bailout of the car industry. Times, Sunday Times (2012)They resent the way that they have been portrayed since the tragedy. Times, Sunday Times (2007)Many comrades still resent him for winning all those elections. Times, Sunday Times (2015)There are racing people who deeply resent this. Times, Sunday Times (2012)They may be resented by colleagues or distrusted. Times, Sunday Times (2014)And airline passengers who ignore the safety demonstration before taking off are also resented. The Sun (2012) People rightly resented the bonuses kept by bad bankers. Times, Sunday Times (2009)Sometimes you may resent having to refuse a cigarette. The Sun (2007)How many people do you resent at the moment? POSITIVE THINKING: Everything you have always known about positive thinking but were afraid to put into practice (2001)Honest taxpayers may resent the leniency being offered to dodgers. Times, Sunday Times (2009)He also resented the fact that the movie made light of the hardships that were endured by the diggers. Times, Sunday Times (2008)You might think the women preparing the food during service would resent the fact they were missing out on being inside. Christianity Today (2000)It was also common to resent. Times, Sunday Times (2012)It is hard not to feel that some men do still particularly resent women who are not only successful but beautiful as well. Times, Sunday Times (2012)Ask yourself if you've said anything to suggest you still resent it. The Sun (2009)It's almost as if they resent the fact we won three elections. The Sun (2015)In Newquay locals resent the way money is poured into subsidised wind power instead of local roads and railways. The Sun (2014)These days it tends to be forgotten that many veterans resented the way their story was being told from 1926 onwards. TOLKIEN AND THE GREAT WAR: The Threshold of Middle-earth (2003)And I supposed they resented the way he had taken away their power. Sir Alf: A Major Reappraisal of the Life and Times of England's Greatest Football Manager (2006)
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Translations for 'resent'
British English: resent /rɪˈzɛnt/ VERB
If you resent someone or something, you feel bitter and angry about them.
Certain people resented my success.
- American English: resent
- Arabic: يَـمْتَعِضُ
- Brazilian Portuguese: ressentir-se
- Chinese: 怨恨
- Croatian: zamjerati
- Czech: nesnášet
- Danish: bære nag til
- Dutch: kwalijk nemen
- European Spanish: sentar mal
- Finnish: närkästyä
- French: mal supporter
- German: übel nehmen
- Greek: δυσαρεστούμαι
- Italian: risentirsi
- Japanese: 憤慨する
- Korean: 분개하다
- Norwegian: ta ille opp
- Polish: obrazić się
- European Portuguese: ressentir-se
- Romanian: a-i displăcea
- Russian: обижаться
- Spanish: sentar mal
- Swedish: förakta
- Thai: รู้สึกขมขื่น
- Turkish: içerlemek
- Ukrainian: обурюватися
- Vietnamese: ghen ghét
Definition of resent from the Collins English Dictionary
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