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Synonyms for resentful

Synonyms for resentful

Antonyms for resentful

full of or marked by resentment or indignant ill will


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It was as if a clumsy clod had trod upon his toe and he conceived it to be his privilege, his duty, to use deep, resentful oaths.
The scout comprehended the action, and very deliberately pursued his own way, continuing, however, his denunciations against the French commander in the same resentful strain.
said Clifford,--not angrily, however; for when a man's spirit has been thoroughly crushed, he may be peevish at small offences, but never resentful of great ones.
Also, he was teasingly interested in the certain small garments on which Dede worked, while she was radiantly happy over them, though at times, when his tender fun was too insistent, she was rosily confused or affectionately resentful.
It seemed incredible that all this malice and injury had been wrought upon the room by those who had called it for a time their home; and yet it may have been the cheated home instinct surviving blindly, the resentful rage at false household gods that had kindled their wrath.
Nietzsche refuses to be confounded with those resentful and revengeful ones who condemn society FROM BELOW, and whose criticism is only suppressed envy.
She did not catch the words of the muttered comment, but the rough laughter it raised made her guess and warmed her checks with resentful blood.
I am so proud and so hardened, so confused and troubled, so resentful and unjust to every one and to myself, that everything is stormy, dark, and wicked to me.
Then, sitting in Beth's little chair close beside him, Jo told her troubles, the resentful sorrow for her loss, the fruitless efforts that discouraged her, the want of faith that made life look so dark, and all the sad bewilderment which we call despair.
These justices may have been resentful although it was the president's prerogative to appoint Sereno, not her own strategy or based on her academic record as valedictorian of her UP class and having been No.
She said: "I was angry and resentful because I thought that I deserved the right to do what I love and do my job and then still have privacy.
I feel very resentful as, although I've loved being a stay-at-home dad, I'm ready to get back to work, even if I don't end up earning as much as my wife.
The observer is resentful, because Thaci never got the courage to publically oppose the Agreement in times of the negotiations, for not encompassing the interests of the Albanians.
You want to go into your marriage confident and happy, not resentful and angry with your other half.
Ms Harman told BBC 1's Andrew Marr Show: "The difficulty is for people who are in work, seeing their standard of living pressurised, understandably, they feel very resentful for people who are not working.