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Resentment meaning

resentment - 5 dictionary results

  1. 1. The act of resenting.
  2. 2. The state of holding something in the mind as a subject of contemplation, or of being inclined to reflect upon something; a state of consciousness; conviction; feeling; impression.
  3. 3. In a good sense, satisfaction; gratitude.
  4. 4. In a bad sense, strong displeasure; anger; hostility provoked by a wrong or injury experienced.
  5. 5. Indignation; displeasure at injury.

resentment - examples of usage

  1. She strove still to hide her resentment. - "The Crisis, Volume 6", Winston Churchill.
  2. Virginia sat upright, and patted her skirts with a gesture of annoyance- what she felt was anger, resentment. - "The Crisis, Volume 6", Winston Churchill.
  3. Ruth looked from one to the other with surprise and perhaps a little resentment. - "The Shepherd of the North", Richard Aumerle Maher.
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