grudge (Meaning)

Wordnet

grudge (n)

a resentment strong enough to justify retaliation

Wordnet

grudge (v)

bear a grudge; harbor ill feelings

accept or admit unwillingly

Webster

grudge (v. t.)

To look upon with desire to possess or to appropriate; to envy (one) the possession of; to begrudge; to covet; to give with reluctance; to desire to get back again; -- followed by the direct object only, or by both the direct and indirect objects.

To hold or harbor with malicioua disposition or purpose; to cherish enviously.

Webster

grudge (v. i.)

To be covetous or envious; to show discontent; to murmur; to complain; to repine; to be unwilling or reluctant.

To feel compunction or grief.

Webster

grudge (n.)

Sullen malice or malevolence; cherished malice, enmity, or dislike; ill will; an old cause of hatred or quarrel.

Slight symptom of disease.

grudge Sentence Examples

  1. He harbored a deep grudge against his former boss, unable to forgive the perceived wrong.
  2. The feud had simmered for years, fueled by a simmering grudge between the neighbors.
  3. Despite their past differences, she found herself struggling to let go of the grudge.
  4. The grudges he held against his siblings had poisoned his heart and turned him bitter.
  5. The old wound had festered into a grudge that now cast a long shadow over their relationship.
  6. Her grudge against her former friend consumed her, making it impossible to move forward.
  7. He carried the grudge like a heavy weight, weighing down his soul and clouding his thoughts.
  8. The grudge had torn the family apart, leaving behind a trail of broken relationships.
  9. She vowed to let go of the grudge, realizing that it was only harming her.
  10. The grudge had become a toxic obsession, consuming his every waking moment.

FAQs About the word grudge

a resentment strong enough to justify retaliation, bear a grudge; harbor ill feelings, accept or admit unwillinglyTo look upon with desire to possess or to appr

grievance,resentment,hostility, bitterness, score, malice, spleen, meanness, spite, despite

friendship, friendship, amity,amity, amiability, goodwill, neighborliness, understanding, friendliness, neighborliness

He harbored a deep grudge against his former boss, unable to forgive the perceived wrong.

The feud had simmered for years, fueled by a simmering grudge between the neighbors.

Despite their past differences, she found herself struggling to let go of the grudge.

The grudges he held against his siblings had poisoned his heart and turned him bitter.