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used in A Tale of Two Cities

4 uses
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to feel anger or unhappiness at having to accept something — often something seen as unjust or something that creates jealousy
  • He resented Mrs. Cruncher's saying grace with particular animosity.
    2.1 — Five Years Later (79% in)
  • If you had been a fellow of any sensitiveness or delicacy of feeling in that kind of way, Sydney, I might have been a little resentful of your employing such a designation; but you are not.
    2.11 — A Companion Picture (66% in)
  • He knew very well, that in his horror of the deed which had culminated the bad deeds and bad reputation of the old family house, in his resentful suspicions of his uncle, and in the aversion with which his conscience regarded the crumbling fabric that he was supposed to uphold, he had acted imperfectly.
    2.24 — Drawn to the Loadstone Rock (69% in)
  • "I always observed that their pride bitterly resented the younger brother's (as I call him) having crossed swords with a peasant, and that peasant a boy.
    3.10 — The Substance of the Shadow (70% in)

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