Definition of 'resentment'
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There is no bitterness or resentment towards him from any of the family. Times, Sunday Times (2016)It's full of anger and resentment against staff and some guys saw their chance. The Sun (2016)He is not one of those who looks back in anger or resentment, feeling that he was swallowed up by an elite club academy. Times, Sunday Times (2016)It is not hard to see why resentment still lingers between the teams. Times, Sunday Times (2008)The resentment caused is compounded by branding those concerned about this as bigots. Times, Sunday Times (2014)These experiences left him unusually free of bitterness or resentment. Times, Sunday Times (2013)The contrast is causing increasing resentment in the social sector. Times, Sunday Times (2010)My mother went through a hostile divorce nine years ago and is sunk in bitterness and resentment. Times, Sunday Times (2013)All the bitterness and resentment has gone. The Sun (2009)She now sees that she turned inwards her resentment and anger at what this process had demanded of her. Times, Sunday Times (2014)This caused resentment from scallop fishermen who had tried to fish responsibly around the reefs and felt they had been betrayed. Times, Sunday Times (2012)There is no resentment or bitterness. The Sun (2011)She is full of bitterness and resentment and is seemingly unaware of just how hurtful she is to my siblings and me. Times, Sunday Times (2012)In the face of any indiscretion, anger and resentment are always better than accommodation. Christianity Today (2000)That might cause some resentment - and so it should. The Sun (2008)Indeed it may be useful to think through whether these two young women are holding on to anger and resentment from their mother leaving. Times, Sunday Times (2010)I allowed my anger and resentment at her leaving to build up. The Sun (2015)I shied away from the anger, the resentment that built up inside me. Behind Closed Doors - advice for families with violence in the home (1988)Two of his five brothers were badly wounded, though, and this caused lasting resentment. The Times Literary Supplement (2011)Past hurts and grievances, if they are hung onto, eat away inside and also cause resentment. M. E. Post-Viral Fatigue Syndrome - How To Live With It (1989)You say are also under financial pressure given your husband's unemployment, which is stressful and causes resentment. Times, Sunday Times (2013)He always put what was going on here first, and that did cause resentment from my mum because it took up so much of his time. Times, Sunday Times (2007)In other cases, once the elder of the two becomes infirm, the difference in age may cause resentments. Times, Sunday Times (2008)
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Translations for 'resentment'
British English: resentment NOUN
Resentment is bitterness and anger that someone feels about something.
This has created bitter resentment among the population.
Definition of resentment from the Collins English Dictionary
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