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1. resentment

noun. ['rɪˈzɛntmənt, rɪˈzɛnmənt'] a feeling of deep and bitter anger and ill-will.

Synonyms

  • bitterness
  • ill will
  • enviousness
  • enmity
  • grudge
  • score
  • huffishness
  • heartburning
  • hostility
  • gall
  • grievance
  • rancor
  • sulkiness
  • rancour

Antonyms

  • look down on
  • agreeableness
  • love
  • friendliness

Etymology

  • ressentiment (French)
  • ressentir (French)

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Rhymes with Resentment

  • abandonment
  • abatement
  • aberrant
  • abhorrent
  • abortifacient
  • abridgement
  • absent
  • absorbent
  • abstinent
  • abundant
  • accelerant
  • accident
  • accompaniment
  • accompaniment
  • accomplishment
  • accountant
  • accouterment
  • accoutrement
  • achievement
  • acknowledgement

How do you pronounce resentment?

Pronounce resentment as rɪˈzɛntmənt.

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Sentences with resentment


1. Noun, singular or mass
View forgiveness as a way to release yourself from resentment and emotional pain.

2. Verb, base form
Plus, it's not sustainable for social dining, either, which can lead to resentment and frustration.

Quotes about resentment


1. Hope makes people good, a lot of the time. You hope for a brighter future, and resentment is outweighed.
- Daisy Ridley

2. I feel like unforgiveness, bitterness and resentment, it blocks the flows of God's blessings in life.
- Ja Rule

3. Did I offer peace today? Did I bring a smile to someone's face? Did I say words of healing? Did I let go of my anger and resentment? Did I forgive? Did I love? These are the real questions. I must trust that the little bit of love that I sow now will bear many fruits, here in this world and the life to come.
- Henri Nouwen

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