Associations to the word «Resentment»

Pictures for the word «Resentment»


RESENTMENT, noun. A feeling of anger or displeasure stemming from belief that one has been wronged by others or betrayed; indignation.
RESENTMENT, noun. (obsolete) The state of holding something in the mind as a subject of contemplation, or of being inclined to reflect upon it; feeling; impression.
RESENTMENT, noun. (obsolete) satisfaction; gratitude

Dictionary definition

RESENTMENT, noun. A feeling of deep and bitter anger and ill-will.

Wise words

Words - so innocent and powerless as they are, as standing in a dictionary, how potent for good and evil they become in the hands of one who knows how to combine them.
Nathaniel Hawthorne