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resent
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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
  • But at the bottom she hated to be violent, and she was conscious of no aptitude for organised resentment.
    Chapter 30 (89% in)
  • Her father's displeasure had cost the girl, as we know, a great deal of deep-welling sorrow—sorrow of the purest and most generous kind, without a touch of resentment or rancour; but for the first time, after he had dismissed with such contemptuous brevity her apology for being a charge upon him, there was a spark of anger in her grief.
    Chapter 23 (19% in)
  • The statement failed to appeal to her credence, and it was not grateful to any resentment that she entertained.
    Chapter 24 (74% in)
  • This seemed a rather gross way of putting it, and something that there was of dignity in Catherine resented it.
    Chapter 24 (90% in)
  • Beware of the just resentment of a deluded fortune-hunter!
    Chapter 27 (28% in)
  • But she soon perceived that Catherine had taken nothing with her—all her personal property in her room was intact—and then she jumped at the hypothesis that the girl had gone forth, not in tenderness, but in resentment.
    Chapter 30 (50% in)

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  • She did not resent the imputation of weakness; it made no impression on her, for she had not the sense of weakness, and she was not hurt at not being appreciated.
    Chapter 18 (2% in)

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