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resent
used in The Fountainhead

33 uses
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?  —24 uses
exact meaning not specified
Definition
to feel anger or unhappiness at having to accept something — often something seen as unjust or something that creates jealousy
  • They could drop the nameless resentment, the sense of insecurity which he aroused in most people.
    4.18 — Part 4 Chapter 18 (26% in)
  • Some remained staring after him with sudden resentment.
    1.1 — Part 1 Chapter 1 (15% in)
  • Roark smiled, without resentment or interest.
    1.7 — Part 1 Chapter 7 (22% in)
  • He felt a sensual pleasure in giving orders to Roark; and he felt also a fury of resentment at Roark's passive compliance.
    1.7 — Part 1 Chapter 7 (66% in)
  • He made a list of the architects whose work he resented least, in the order of their lesser evil, and he set out upon the search for a job, coldly, systematically, without anger or hope.
    1.8 — Part 1 Chapter 8 (56% in)
  • No. Keating wondered why he should experience that sickening feeling of resentment; why he had come here hoping to find the story untrue, hoping to find Roark uncertain and willing to surrender.
    1.11 — Part 1 Chapter 11 (21% in)
  • And then it became easier, because he forgot the rest in a sweeping surge of resentment.
    1.15 — Part 1 Chapter 15 (60% in)
  • In that one moment of silence, the guests felt no envy, no resentment, no malice.
    1.15 — Part 1 Chapter 15 (98% in)
  • He was suddenly aware of her body; not in desire or resentment, but just aware of its presence close to him, under her dress.
    2.5 — Part 2 Chapter 5 (90% in)
  • It was not jealousy; she did not care whether the face was a man's or a woman's; she resented the approval as an impertinence.
    2.8 — Part 2 Chapter 8 (73% in)
  • She resented the cars in particular; she wished she could make them drive on to the next street.
    2.8 — Part 2 Chapter 8 (73% in)
  • Later, he remembered it resentfully, and shrugged, and told himself that the best part of Dominique's help was her desire not to see him.
    2.8 — Part 2 Chapter 8 (90% in)
  • Many of the architects, Athelstan Beasely in particular, commented resentfully on Howard Roark who had been invited and did not come.
    2.11 — Part 2 Chapter 11 (18% in)
  • There were distinguished men and well-dressed, tight-lipped women; each woman seemed to feel an exclusive proprietorship of the art practiced by her escort, a monopoly guarded by resentful glances at the others.
    2.12 — Part 2 Chapter 12 (53% in)
  • Ellsworth Toohey—who wished, above all, to avoid a quarrel with Wynand at that time—could not refrain from a feeling of resentment, because Wynand had not chosen him as a victim.
    3.1 — Part 3 Chapter 1 (90% in)
  • "Pipe down, Sweetie-pie," said Toohey without resentment.
    3.6 — Part 3 Chapter 6 (46% in)
  • He released her fingers, simply, without resentment.
    3.7 — Part 3 Chapter 7 (16% in)
  • She saw no apology, no regret, no resentment as he looked at her.
    3.8 — Part 3 Chapter 8 (42% in)
  • But she felt no resentment.
    3.9 — Part 3 Chapter 9 (43% in)
  • But it was not a silence of resentment; it was the silence of an understanding too delicate to limit by words.
    3.9 — Part 3 Chapter 9 (80% in)
  • He smiled; he remembered his resentment against the presence of guests in their house.
    4.4 — Part 4 Chapter 4 (21% in)
  • They sat through long evenings together in the living room, saying nothing; not in resentment, but seeking reassurance from each other.
    4.7 — Part 4 Chapter 7 (20% in)
  • Notice the malignant kind of resentment against any idea that propounds independence.
    4.11 — Part 4 Chapter 11 (82% in)
  • He found no indifferent silence, half boredom, half resentment.
    4.13 — Part 4 Chapter 13 (85% in)

There are no more uses of "resent" flagged with this meaning in The Fountainhead.

Typical Usage  (best examples)
?  —9 uses
exact meaning not specified
  • Don't resent my obsession.
    4.5 — Part 4 Chapter 5 (95% in)
  • He did not seem to resent the words.
    1.13 — Part 1 Chapter 13 (40% in)
  • I don't see why you resent it, Peter!
    2.4 — Part 2 Chapter 4 (43% in)
  • I begin to resent it when people argue with me.
    2.13 — Part 2 Chapter 13 (48% in)
  • You mustn't resent it if I...You've never allowed me to hope that you could...that you...no, no, I won't say it...but what can you expect me to think?
    2.14 — Part 2 Chapter 14 (16% in)
  • We're both in love with them, you and I. She thought she should resent his right to say it.
    3.9 — Part 3 Chapter 9 (43% in)
  • Scarret saw nothing to resent in Toohey's manner.
    4.2 — Part 4 Chapter 2 (65% in)
  • Scarret had not noticed the change, it was too late to resent it—it had become normal to them both.
    4.2 — Part 4 Chapter 2 (65% in)
  • I don't resent it.
    4.5 — Part 4 Chapter 5 (95% in)

There are no more uses of "resent" in The Fountainhead.

Typical Usage  (best examples)
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