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 Dictionary entry overview: What does resentment mean? 

  The noun RESENTMENT has 1 sense:

1. a feeling of deep and bitter anger and ill-will

  Familiarity information: RESENTMENT used as a noun is very rare.

 Dictionary entry details 


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A feeling of deep and bitter anger and ill-will

Classified under:

Nouns denoting feelings and emotions


bitterness; rancor; rancour; resentment; gall

Hypernyms ("resentment" is a kind of...):

enmity; hostility; ill will (the feeling of a hostile person)

Hyponyms (each of the following is a kind of "resentment"):

heartburning (intense resentment)

huffishness; sulkiness (a feeling of sulky resentment)

grievance; grudge; score (a resentment strong enough to justify retaliation)

enviousness; envy (a feeling of grudging admiration and desire to have something that is possessed by another)

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