WordReference Random House Learner's Dictionary of American English © 2017
re•sent /rɪˈzɛnt/USA pronunciation   v. [+ object]
  1. 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.
See -sent-.
WordReference Random House Unabridged Dictionary of American English © 2017
re•sent  (ri zent),USA pronunciation v.t. 
  1. to feel or show displeasure or indignation at (a person, act, remark, etc.) from a sense of injury or insult.
re•senting•ly, adv. 
re•sentive, adj. 
  • Latin sentīre; see sense
  • Old French resentir, equivalent. to re- re- + sentir to feel
  • French ressentir to be angry
  • 1595–1605

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resent /rɪˈzɛnt/ vb
  1. (transitive) to feel bitter, indignant, or aggrieved at
Etymology: 17th Century: from French ressentir, from re- + sentir to feel, from Latin sentīre to perceive; see sense

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