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Definition to feel anger or unhappiness at having to accept something — often something seen as unjust or something that creates jealousy
  • A Canadian from Toronto, she resents it when she is mistaken for an American while traveling.
resents = feels angry or unhappy
  • As the war dragged on, the Thai population came to resent the Japanese presence.
  • resent = feel angry or unhappy
  • There are days, many of them, when I resent the size of my unbounded set.
    John Green  --  The Fault in Our Stars
  • resent = feel anger or unhappiness about (something)
  • Blore said resentfully: "That brandy's all right."
    Agatha Christie  --  And Then There Were None
  • resentfully = with dislike for having been treated unjustly
  • Besides the fact that a number of white folks around here resent this land you've got and your independent attitude, there's Harlan Granger.
    Mildred D. Taylor  --  Roll of Thunder, Hear My Cry
  • resent = feel angry or unhappy with
  • On realizing this, I might have resented my upbringing but I didn't.
    Tara Westover  --  Educated
  • resented = felt angry or unhappy with
  • Doc Hawthorn did not resent Sam.
    Louis Sachar  --  Holes
  • resent = feel anger or unhappiness about (something)
  • I resent Nemur's constant references to me as a laboratory specimen.
    Daniel Keyes  --  Flowers for Algernon — Novel
  • resent = feel anger or unhappiness about (something)
  • "I guess so," Meg said, but her happiness had fled and she was back in a morass of anger and resentment.
    Madeleine L'Engle  --  A Wrinkle in Time
  • resentment = to feel anger or unhappiness at having to accept something
  • We don't dare open our mouths at mealtime (except to slip in a bite of food), because no matter what we say, someone is bound to resent it or take it the wrong way.
    Anne Frank  --  The Diary of a Young Girl
  • resent = feel anger or unhappiness (about something)
  • Winnie had found some pebbles at the base of the fence and, for lack of any other way to show how she felt, had flung one at the toad. ... and since every pebble missed its final mark, the toad continued to squat and grimace without so much as a twitch. Possibly it felt resentful.
    Natalie Babbitt  --  Tuck Everlasting
  • resentful = unhappy at having to accept something not liked
  • An angry, resentful howl that seemed to tear through her.
    Madeleine L'Engle  --  A Wrinkle in Time
  • resentful = full of anger or unhappiness (about something)
  • "I resent that," Meg said hotly, hoping that indignation would control her trembling.
    Madeleine L'Engle  --  A Wrinkle in Time
  • resent = feel angry or unhappy with
  • I had begun to conceive of what my education might cost me, and I had begun to resent it.
    Tara Westover  --  Educated
  • resent = feel angry or unhappy with
  • I resented her for writing me.
    Tara Westover  --  Educated
  • resented = was angry or unhappy with
  • You resent the fact that I don't show my gratitude every hour of the day.
    Daniel Keyes  --  Flowers for Algernon — Novel
  • resent = feel anger or unhappiness about (something)
  • I resented her for witnessing this.
    Tara Westover  --  Educated
  • resented = was angry or unhappy with
  • She's become too possessive and resentful of my work.
    Daniel Keyes  --  Flowers for Algernon — Novel
  • resentful = full of anger or unhappiness (about something)
  • The constable stood up. "What did you hit him for?" he wheezed resentfully.
    Natalie Babbitt  --  Tuck Everlasting
  • resentfully = unhappy at having to accept something not liked
  • But now that she could not teach, I felt resentful and angry, and I hated Mr. Granger.
    Mildred D. Taylor  --  Roll of Thunder, Hear My Cry
resentful = unhappy (at having to accept something not liked)

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