Definitions of resentment

  1. a feeling of deep and bitter anger and ill-will Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  2. The act of resenting. Webster Dictionary DB
  3. 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. Webster Dictionary DB
  4. In a good sense, satisfaction; gratitude. Webster Dictionary DB
  5. In a bad sense, strong displeasure; anger; hostility provoked by a wrong or injury experienced. Webster Dictionary DB
  6. Strong anger or displeasure because of a wrong; deep sense of injury with a feeling of ill will. The Winston Simplified Dictionary. By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer. Published 1919.
  7. The act of resenting: displeasure: anger: indignation: wrath. The american dictionary of the english language. By Daniel Lyons. Published 1899.
  8. Indignation; displeasure at injury. The Clarendon dictionary. By William Hand Browne, Samuel Stehman Haldeman. Published 1894.
  9. Anger at real or fancied injury; persistent displeasure. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  10. A deep sense of injury or the indignation excited by it; anger. Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language. By Nuttall, P.Austin. Published 1914.
  11. The feeling of anger or irritation caused by a deep sense of injury or insult; anger; prolonged anger. Etymological and pronouncing dictionary of the English language. By Stormonth, James, Phelp, P. H. Published 1874.
  12. n. Act of resenting; deep sense of injury or affront; anger;—continued anger;— displeasure: indignation; irritation. Cabinet Dictionary