Bitter indignation at having been treated unfairly: his resentment at being demoted some people harbor resentments going back many years
More example sentences
- There is no reason to think she or her father harboured any resentment.
- I wonder if their fear is really jealousy and resentment at the initiative of today's generation.
- There is much poverty and anguish in the world, and it breeds resentment and envy.
early 17th century: from Italian risentimento or French ressentiment, from obsolete French resentir (see resent).