resentment (Meaning)

Wordnet

resentment (n)

a feeling of deep and bitter anger and ill-will

Webster

resentment (n.)

The act of resenting.

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.

In a good sense, satisfaction; gratitude.

In a bad sense, strong displeasure; anger; hostility provoked by a wrong or injury experienced.

resentment Sentence Examples

  1. The lingering resentment between the siblings overshadowed their once-close bond.
  2. She harbored a deep resentment towards her ex-husband for abandoning her.
  3. Resentment festered within him as he witnessed his colleagues receiving preferential treatment.
  4. The constant criticism ignited a growing resentment in her heart.
  5. Despite his apologies, the resentment lingered in her mind, tainting their relationship.
  6. As the years passed, the resentment turned into a bitter and corrosive force.
  7. The unresolved resentment between them prevented any possibility of reconciliation.
  8. She felt a gnawing resentment at the thought of her parents favoritism towards her brother.
  9. Resentment crept into their friendship, poisoning the once-warm connection.
  10. The unspoken resentment hung heavy in the air, an invisible barrier between them.

FAQs About the word resentment

a feeling of deep and bitter anger and ill-willThe act of resenting., The state of holding something in the mind as a subject of contemplation, or of being incl

grievance,grudge, condemnation, bitterness,hostility, score, complaint, spitefulness, meanness, malevolence

sympathy,sympathy, kindness, kindness, benevolence,goodwill, benevolence, goodwill,

The lingering resentment between the siblings overshadowed their once-close bond.

She harbored a deep resentment towards her ex-husband for abandoning her.

Resentment festered within him as he witnessed his colleagues receiving preferential treatment.

The constant criticism ignited a growing resentment in her heart.