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resentful

[ri-zent-fuh l] /rɪˈzɛnt fəl/
adjective
1.
full of or marked by resentment.
Origin
1645-1655
1645-55; resent + -ful
Related forms
resentfully, adverb
resentfulness, noun
unresentful, adjective
unresentfully, adverb
unresentfulness, noun
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Examples from the web for resentfully
  • He spoke resentfully of his old age, which, he said had kept him from being involved in the war.
  • Filch, vainly and resentfully attempting to match greatness.
British Dictionary definitions for resentfully

resentful

/rɪˈzɛntfʊl/
adjective
1.
feeling or characterized by resentment
Derived Forms
resentfully, adverb
resentfulness, noun
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Word Origin and History for resentfully

resentful

adj.

1650s, from resent + -ful. Related: Resentfully; resentfulness.

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