Definition of ressentiment in English:
A psychological state resulting from suppressed feelings of envy and hatred which cannot be satisfied.
- Such objections can reveal the objectors' ressentiment, but they can also contain some truth.
- The revolt in social ethics begins when ressentiment turns creative and gives death to values-the ressentiment of beings who, deprived of the direct outlet of creativity, compensate by an all too real vengeance.
- No doubt there is ressentiment, but it is ressentiment with a multitude of reasons that we need to understand, if not accept.
Definition of ressentiment in:
- US English dictionary
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