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resentment

[ri-zent-muh nt] /rɪˈzɛnt mənt/
noun
1.
the feeling of displeasure or indignation at some act, remark, person, etc., regarded as causing injury or insult.
Origin of resentment
1610-1620
1610-20; < French ressentiment, Middle French resentiment, equivalent to resenti(r) to resent + -ment -ment
Related forms
self-resentment, noun
Synonyms
dudgeon, pique, irritation, envy, jealousy.
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resentment

/rɪˈzɛntmənt/
noun
1.
anger, bitterness, or ill will
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Word Origin and History for resentment
n.

1610s, from French ressentiment (16c.), verbal noun from ressentir (see resent).

"Ridicule often parries resentment, but resentment never yet parried ridicule." [Walter Savage Landor, "Imaginary Conversations"]

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