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resent
used in Sense and Sensibility

9 uses
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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
  • —That he had cut me ever since my marriage, I had seen without surprise or resentment.
    Chapter 44 (86% in)
  • His coldness and reserve mortified her severely; she was vexed and half angry; but resolving to regulate her behaviour to him by the past rather than the present, she avoided every appearance of resentment or displeasure, and treated him as she thought he ought to be treated from the family connection.
    Chapter 16 (99% in)
  • —Her resentment of such behaviour, her indignation at having been its dupe, for a short time made her feel only for herself; but other ideas, other considerations, soon arose.
    Chapter 23 (8% in)
  • Marianne was spared from the troublesome feelings of contempt and resentment, on this impertinent examination of their features, and on the puppyism of his manner in deciding on all the different horrors of the different toothpick-cases presented to his inspection, by remaining unconscious of it all; for she was as well able to collect her thoughts within herself, and be as ignorant of what was passing around her, in Mr. Gray's shop, as in her own bedroom.
    Chapter 33 (11% in)
  • No time was to be lost in undeceiving her, in making her acquainted with the real truth, and in endeavouring to bring her to hear it talked of by others, without betraying that she felt any uneasiness for her sister, or any resentment against Edward.
    Chapter 37 (31% in)
  • —Marianne's feelings had then broken in, and put an end to all regularity of detail; and for some time all that could be done was to soothe her distress, lessen her alarms, and combat her resentment.
    Chapter 37 (40% in)
  • He therefore replied, without any resentment, "I would by no means speak disrespectfully of any relation of yours, madam.
    Chapter 37 (84% in)
  • The independence she settled on Robert, through resentment against you, has put it in his power to make his own choice; and she has actually been bribing one son with a thousand a-year, to do the very deed which she disinherited the other for intending to do.
    Chapter 49 (42% in)
  • Edward heard with pleasure of Colonel Brandon's being expected at the Cottage, as he really wished not only to be better acquainted with him, but to have an opportunity of convincing him that he no longer resented his giving him the living of Delaford—"Which, at present," said he, "after thanks so ungraciously delivered as mine were on the occasion, he must think I have never forgiven him for offering."
    Chapter 49 (64% in)

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