Resentment - definition, pronunciation, transcription

Amer.  |rɪˈzentmənt|  American pronunciation of the word resentment
Brit.  |rɪˈzɛntm(ə)nt|  British pronunciation of the word resentment


- a feeling of deep and bitter anger and ill-will (syn: bitterness, gall, rancor, rancour)


She bore bitter feelings of resentment toward her ex-husband.

He's filled with resentment at his boss.

He expressed his resentment of the new policies.

They felt resentment that nobody paid attention to their request.

She was filled with deep resentment at being passed over for promotion.

He felt considerable resentment towards Sheila for making him work late.

...a strong resentment of outsiders who attempted to interfere with their traditional ways of doing things...

...although she flashed a dulcet smile, she was secretly seething with resentment...

His feelings of resentment have festered for years.

...his protrusive way of helping his coworkers usually provokes resentment, not gratitude...

His resentment toward her resurfaced.

Resentment was still bubbling inside her.

She felt a prick of resentment when she saw them together.

He sensed an undercurrent of resentment among the crowd.

He still harbors deep feelings of resentment toward his former employer.

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