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used in This Side of Paradise

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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 was resentful against all those in authority over him, and this, combined with a lazy indifference toward his work, exasperated every master in school.
    1.1 — Amory, Son of Beatrice (73% in)
  • From the moment he realized this Amory resented social barriers as artificial distinctions made by the strong to bolster up their weak retainers and keep out the almost strong.
    1.2 — Spires and Gargoyles (11% in)
  • But the liturgy of Livingstone collars and dark ties fell on heedless ears; in fact D'Invilliers faintly resented his efforts; so Amory confined himself to calls once a week, and brought him occasionally to 12 Univee.
    1.2 — Spires and Gargoyles (29% in)
  • She was accustomed to be thus followed by her desperate past, and it never failed to rouse in her the same feeling of resentment; yet—in a strange town it was an advantageous reputation.
    1.2 — Spires and Gargoyles (47% in)
  • AMORY IS RESENTFUL Slowly and inevitably, yet with a sudden surge at the last, while Amory talked and dreamed, war rolled swiftly up the beach and washed the sands where Princeton played.
    1.4 — Narcissus Off Duty (67% in)
  • There were days when Amory resented that life had changed from an even progress along a road stretching ever in sight, with the scenery merging and blending, into a succession of quick, unrelated scenes—two years of sweat and blood, that sudden absurd instinct for paternity that Rosalind had stirred; the half-sensual, half-neurotic quality of this autumn with Eleanor.
    2.3 — Young Irony (53% in)

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