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resent

[ri-zent] /rɪˈzɛnt/
verb (used with object)
1.
to feel or show displeasure or indignation at (a person, act, remark, etc.) from a sense of injury or insult.
Origin
1595-1605
1595-1605; < French ressentir to be angry < Old French resentir, equivalent to re- re- + sentir to feel < Latin sentīre; see sense
Related forms
resentingly, adverb
resentive, adjective
unresented, adjective
unresenting, adjective
Can be confused
begrudge, regret, resent (see synonym study at regret)
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Examples for resenting
  • Forbear resenting injuries so much as you think they deserve.
  • Avoid extremes forbear resenting injuries so much as you think they deserve.
British Dictionary definitions for resenting

resent

/rɪˈzɛnt/
verb
1.
(transitive) to feel bitter, indignant, or aggrieved at
Word Origin
C17: from French ressentir, from re- + sentir to feel, from Latin sentīre to perceive; see sense
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Word Origin and History for resenting
resent
c.1600, from Fr. ressentir "feel pain, regret," from O.Fr. resentir (13c.), from re-, intensive prefix, + sentir "to feel," from L. sentire (see sense).
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