Synonyms of 'resentment'
Rigid policing can only feed resentment and undermine confidence.
I still feel bitterness and anger.
No wonder he could hardly contain his indignation.
He bears no ill feeling towards you.
ill will, ,
He didn't bear anyone any ill will.
He cried with anger and frustration.
The people are full of fear and rage.
She screamed, her face distorted with fury.
For the first time he felt irritation at her methods.
It was an accident and I bear him no grudge.
His action incurred the wrath of animal rights activists.
There was no malice on his part.
There's a long history of animosity between the two nations.
Their ire was directed mainly at the two instigators.
displeasure at the slow pace of change
In a fit of pique, he threw down his bag.
`That's too bad,' he said without rancour.
bad blood, ,
There is, it seems, some bad blood between them.
He kicked the broken machine in vexation.
all gall and wormwood
chip on your shoulder (informal)
It is very difficult to get up resentment towards persons whom one has never seen – Apologia pro Vita Sua]
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in the sense of anger
a feeling of extreme annoyance or displeasureHe cried with anger and frustration.
in the sense of animosity
a powerful dislike or hostilityThere's a long history of animosity between the two nations.
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