[ noun ] a feeling of deep and bitter anger and ill-will

Used in print


Not terror , but anger and resentment have been the general reaction outside the Soviet sphere .

(Edward P. Lawton, "Northern Liberals and Southern...)

Southern resentment has been over the method of its ending , the invasion , and Reconstruction ; their fears now are of miscegenation and Negro political control in many counties .

(W. E. B. DuBois, Worlds of Color....)

But it had largely disappeared on_account_of protest by the whites and through growing resentment on_the_part_of the Negroes as they became more educated and got better wages .

(Arthur Miller, "The Prophecy," in The Best...)

`` Now drive carefully , for_God's_sake '' ! she called , trying to attain a half humorous resentment at his departure .

(Leo Lemon, "Catch Up With" and "Something to...)

The terms are fairly safe to use on this side of the ocean , but before you start spouting them to your date , it might be best to find_out if he was a member of Major_Pockmanster 's Delhi_Regiment , since resentment toward the natives was reportedly very high in_that outfit .