- (transitive) to feel bitter, indignant, or aggrieved at
WordReference Random House Learner's Dictionary of American English © 2016
- to feel or show displeasure or anger at (something or someone), because of a feeling of having been insulted or wronged:The older brother resented his younger sister's success, claiming she was just lucky.
- to feel or show displeasure or indignation at (a person, act, remark, etc.) from a sense of injury or insult.
- Latin sentīre; see sense
- Old French resentir, equivalent. to re- re- + sentir to feel
- French ressentir to be angry