Definition of resentment:
- In a bad sense, strong displeasure; anger; hostility provoked by a wrong or injury experienced.
- In a good sense, satisfaction; gratitude.
- The act of resenting.
- The state of holding something in the mind as a subject of contemplation, or of being inclined to reflect upon something; a state of consciousness; conviction; feeling; impression.
pain, peevishness, crust, bitterness, ill will, jealousy, thorniness, displeasure, fury, embitterment, grudge, huff, pettishness, freshness, like, resentfulness, fretfulness, feelings, virulency, rancor, rage, gall, choler, ruffled feathers, impertinence, impatience, jaundice, miff, animus, cheekiness, hate, rancour, dudgeon, rankling, outrage, saddle sore, temper, tartness, acrimony, passion, anger, impudence, hurt, rancorousness, bitter, insolence.
- aggravation (part of speech: noun)
- envy (part of speech: noun)
- resentment (part of speech: noun)
enmity (part of speech: noun)
- hard feelings,
- bad blood,
- "The Landlord at Lion's Head, Complete", William Dean Howells Last Updated: February 27, 2009.
- "Revenge!", by Robert Barr.
- "The Light of Scarthey", Egerton Castle.