[ verb ] feel bitter or indignant about


"She resents being paid less than her co-workers"

Used in print

(St. Louis Post-Dispatch,...)

Mantle , it 's apparent , resented Casey_Stengel 's attempts to push and prod him into the perfection the veteran manager saw as a thrilling possibility .

(Edward E. Kelly, S.J., "Christian Unity in England"...)

Because they have kept the faith of their medieval fathers , English Catholics have always strongly resented the charge of being `` English '' .

For_example , a writer in a recent number of The_Queen hyperbolically states that `` of the myriad imprecations the only one which the English Catholics really resent is the suggestion that they are ' un English '' ' .

(Christopher Davis, First Family....)

He did not resent their supervision or Virginia 's sometimes tiring sympathy .

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dislike stew resentment

[ verb ] wish ill or allow unwillingly



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