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Synonyms for resent

be bitter about

Synonyms

  • be bitter about
  • dislike
  • object to
  • grudge
  • begrudge
  • take exception to
  • be offended by
  • be angry about
  • take offence at
  • take umbrage at
  • harbour a grudge against
  • be pissed (off) about
  • take as an insult
  • bear a grudge about
  • be in a huff about
  • take amiss to
  • have hard feelings about

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Synonyms for resent

feel bitter or indignant about

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wish ill or allow unwillingly

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In fine, this particular exploit entirely justified itself in my eyes, in spite of the superfluous (but invariable) secretiveness which I could seldom help resenting in my heart I never thought less of it than in the present instance; and my one mild reproach was on the subject of the phantom Crawshay.
The government too of Epidamnus was changed from a quarrel that arose from an intended marriage; for a certain man having contracted his daughter in marriage, the father of the young person to whom she was contracted, being archon, punishes him, upon which account he, resenting the affront, associated himself with those who were excluded from any share in the government, and brought about a revolution.
Milvain interposed, rather resenting the waste of time involved in talking about fictitious people when you might be talking about real people.
However it was, he did not distinctly say to himself on which side he would vote; and all the while he was inwardly resenting the subjection which had been forced upon him.
It's some wonderful invention, I believe, but I can't help resenting anything that makes us live like hermits, suspect even the tradespeople, give up entertaining altogether, give up even seeing our friends.
At first, I am free to confess, I couldn't help resenting Otoo's poking his nose into my business.
Instead of resenting this sharp retort, Francine suddenly breaks into good humor.
He spoke gravely, resenting the familiar tone in which the manager had referred to his previous visit to the hotel.
But her attention was speedily diverted by the squabble going on in the corner; for Fanny, forgetful of her young-ladyism and her sixteen years, had boxed Tom's ears, and Tom, resenting the insult, had forcibly seated her in the coal-hod, where he held her with one hand while he returned the compliment with the other.
A most unsociable dog he proved to be, resenting all their advances, refusing to let them lay hands on him, menacing them with bared fangs and bristling hair.
Instead of resenting the tone which his brother had taken with him, Geoffrey instantly descended from the pedestal of glory on which he stood, and placed himself without a struggle in the hands which vicariously held his destiny--otherwise, the hands which vicariously held the purse.
I found myself back in the sepulchral city resenting the sight of people hurrying through the streets to filch a little money from each other, to devour their infamous cookery, to gulp their unwholesome beer, to dream their insignificant and silly dreams.
But this news had not produced what she had expected in him; he simply seemed as though he were resenting some affront.
Then it's his own fault," Saxon said, with vague asperity, resenting conditions she was just beginning to grasp.
Gally, Commander of the battalion, resenting this, called at the office and demanded the author's name; that of Mr.