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resent
used in Gone with the Wind

23 uses
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?  —17 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
  • Heretofore she had resented it but now, after the first shock at her own transparency, her heart rose with gladness and relief.
    5.63 (28% in)
  • That was the first time the twins' interest had ever diverged, and Brent was resentful of his brother's attentions to a girl who seemed to him not at all remarkable.
    1.1 (59% in)
  • "I wish to Heaven I was married," she said resentfully as she attacked the yams with loathing.
    1.5 (28% in)
  • She wondered if India resented very much her taking Stuart away from her.
    1.6 (13% in)
  • As a result, Suellen's sullen resentment had passed beyond the point of ladylike concealment and she glowered at Scarlett.
    1.6 (29% in)
  • She had not wanted him and she resented his coming and, now that he was here, it did not seem possible that he was hers, a part of her.
    1.7 (51% in)
  • But they treated her deferentially, as if she were old and finished, and their constant chatter of dances and beaux made her both envious of their pleasures and resentful that her widowhood barred her from such activities.
    2.8 (99% in)
  • It seemed to Scarlett that he had been in that room for hours, and she resented bitterly each moment that he stayed, saying good-by to his wife, for the moments were slipping by so fast and his time was so short.
    2.15 (56% in)
  • As Scarlett went obediently into the parlor, a silence fell on the porch, a silence that pulsed with resentment toward Rhett.
    3.17 (29% in)
  • She could—and did—shout them down with bitter sarcasm but before Melanie's unselfishness she was helpless, helpless and resentful.
    3.25 (64% in)
  • I resented their intrusion.
    4.31 (61% in)
  • But Peter's words caused fierce resentment to burn in her breast, drove her to a defensive position, made her suddenly dislike her neighbors as much as she disliked the Yankees.
    4.38 (60% in)
  • That fact was evident, in every line of him, in every bitter, self-condemnatory word, in his resentment at her bearing Frank's child.
    4.41 (14% in)
  • It was that they bitterly resented owing the men's lives to such a man as Rhett and to such an embarrassing trick.
    4.47 (74% in)
  • They were good people and they needed only a short acquaintance with Carpetbaggers and Carpetbag rule to become as resentful of them as the native Georgians were.
    5.49 (77% in)
  • But far and above their anger at the waste and mismanagement and graft was the resentment of the people at the bad light in which the governor represented them in the North.
    5.52 (41% in)
  • But no matter which side the relatives took, they all were resentful that Scarlett should have been the cause of the family breach.
    5.55 (72% in)

There are no more uses of "resent" flagged with this meaning in Gone with the Wind.

Typical Usage  (best examples)
?  —6 uses
exact meaning not specified
  • Why should you so resent hearing the truth, my pet?
    5.48 (24% in)
  • If she did resent it, she never gave any sign of it, treating Scarlett with the same slightly aloof, kindly courtesy she had always shown her.
    1.6 (13% in)
  • And Scarlett was too happy to resent this, too glad to be jealous.
    2.15 (15% in)
  • Especially did she resent this in view of the enormous increase in mulatto babies in Atlanta since the Yankee soldiers had settled in the town.
    4.38 (41% in)
  • But, Ashley, whether they're right or not, we'll have to resent it, bein' the men of the family, and then there'll be trouble.
    4.40 (15% in)
  • And, because she made no parade of her virtues the young girls did not resent her.
    4.41 (54% in)

There are no more uses of "resent" in Gone with the Wind.

Typical Usage  (best examples)
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