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English definition of “resent”


verb [T]    /rɪˈzent/
to dislike or be angry at something or someone because you have been hurt or not treated fairly: She resented being treated like a child. resentful    /rɪˈzent·fəl/ adjective Marshall was resentful that he had made almost nothing from his discovery. resentment    /rɪˈzent·mənt/ noun [U] There is some community resentment toward the school’s new policy.
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