resentment

[ri-zent-muhnt]
noun
the feeling of displeasure or indignation at some act, remark, person, etc., regarded as causing injury or insult.

Origin:
1610–20; < French ressentiment, Middle French resentiment, equivalent to resenti(r) to resent + -ment -ment

self-resentment, noun


dudgeon, pique, irritation, envy, jealousy.
Dictionary.com Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2014.
Cite This Source Link To resentments
Collins
World English Dictionary
resentment (rɪˈzɛntmənt)
 
n
anger, bitterness, or ill will

Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 10th Edition
2009 © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1979, 1986 © HarperCollins
Publishers 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009
Cite This Source
Etymonline
Word Origin & History

resentment
1610s, from Fr. ressentiment (16c.), from ressentir (see resent).
Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper
Cite This Source
Example sentences
As a manager, you can't let such resentments fester and build.
Almost at once, he projects his insecurities and resentments.
Old resentments swamp any possibilities for empathy.
It is, however, spent building up factions and petty resentments over past
  arguments.
Copyright © 2014 Dictionary.com, LLC. All rights reserved.
  • Please Login or Sign Up to use the Recent Searches feature