Definition: indignation; bitterness; displeasure; V. resent: feel anger about
Definition: indignation; bitterness; displeasure; V. resent: feel anger about
Sentences Containing 'resentment'
Amongst the most violent against him was Mrs. Bennet, whose dislike of his general behavior was sharpened into particular resentment by his having slighted one of her daughters.
Elizabeth instantly read her feelings, and at that moment solicitude for Wickham, resentment against his enemies, and everything else, gave way before the hope of Jane's being in the fairest way for happiness.
Elizabeth had hoped that his resentment might shorten his visit, but his plan did not appear in the least affected by it.
Her heart was divided between concern for her sister, and resentment against all others.
Mr. Darcy, who was leaning against the mantelpiece with his eyes fixed on her face, seemed to catch her words with no less resentment than surprise.
If it be so, if I have been misled by such error to inflict pain on her, your resentment has not been unreasonable.
His resentment was in proportion to the distress of his circumstances and he was doubtless as violent in his abuse of me to others as in his reproaches to myself.
That his anger could be carried to such a point of inconceivable resentment as to refuse his daughter a privilege without which her marriage would scarcely seem valid, exceeded all she could believe possible.
On the gentlemen's appearing, her color increased; yet she received them with tolerable ease, and with a propriety of behavior equally free from any symptom of resentment or any unnecessary complaisance.
``And now, your excellency,''added he,``allow me to repeat my apologies, and I hope you will not entertain any resentment at what has occurred.''
Envy, malice, or resentment, are the only passions which can prompt one man to injure another in his person or reputation.
Not only ignorance and misinformation, but friendship, party animosity, and private resentment, are said frequently to mislead such assessors.
Now in this sense, I should desire to know, what can be meant by asserting, that self-love, or resentment of injuries, or the passion between the sexes is not innate?
But, perhaps, the very circumstance which renders it so innocent is what chiefly exposes it to the public hatred and resentment.
Why then should his moral resentment against the crime be supposed incompatible with them?
The reverence that I had for his grey head, was mingled with commiseration for his faith in those who were treacherous to him, and with resentment against those who injured him.
He was a late riser, as a rule, and as the clock on the mantelpiece showed me that it was only a quarter-past seven, I blinked up at him in some surprise, and perhaps just a little resentment, for I was myself regular in my habits.
His aspect was most horrible, and such as indicated resentment and fury.
At intervals, he ran close up to the revolving border of the confusion, and prying into the heart of it with his pike, sought to prick out the object of his resentment.
Seeing myself thus publicly insulted by such an animal, I could not choose but show my resentment.
Another reason behind the success of the Addicks effort was the resentment many had for the established Republican leaders in New Castle County.
The younger brother was never satisfied with the reward he received for his help, and held a lingering resentment that would rear its ugly head later.
This led to Ste's violent nature and resentment of his mother.
The heretical sects attacked by Theodore showed their resentment in a way less overt, but perhaps more formidable.
""Whatever the source of the obvious personal resentment which the man from Malta feels for Sir Anthony O'Reilly, this weekend let us show him some gratitude.
In 1930 the vicarage was joined with that of neighbouring Ickleton, though resentment among locals resulted in the decision being reversed in 1955.
While the Black Hills were at the center of the growing crisis, Lakota resentment was growing over expanding US interests in other portions of Lakota territory.
It comments on the brutality of mutilation and the reaction of our protagonist when he discovers he has no pity or empathy, just bitter resentment for his own loss.
With little money to support wife Peggy Jo and two kids, Corky needs his job but can't control his resentment.
They are expressions of social resentment on the part of groups which have been subordinated and excluded by today's "civilized society".
These measures contrasted sharply with the pardon that Martín de Álzaga and others had received after a short time in prison, and the resentment of criollos against the peninsulars deepened.
The result however was general public resentment of both policies.
Jews were represented in the Iraqi parliament, and many Jews held significant positions in the bureaucracy, which often led to resentment by the Muslim population.
He however refuses to despair; "But that I should feel any resentment against you, Nastenka!
Another rationale is based on resentment of anti-Quebec sentiment.
Kuvempu's writings also reflect his resentment against the caste system according to which the "Shoodra Tapaswi" (1946) shudras were unfit to attain knowledge.
However, when the Romans partitioned the formerly Gallic territory of Picenum in 234 BC, this created resentment among its neighbours, the Boii and Insubres.
Though the women never publicly acknowledged their relationship, there were some undercurrents of resentment at the college for Woolley's alleged "favoritism" towards Marks.
This was a source of anger and resentment in France, causing many to feel that a new war with Germany was in order to recover both territories and French "pride".
Only eight days after rehearsals commenced, Harrison's frustration and resentment peaked and he informed his band mates that he was leaving.
There was great disappointment and resentment when the shogunate passed on to Ieyasu's third son, Tokugawa Hidetada.
Moye said that locals had resentment towards the black principals and teachers in the black schools, "in some cases for very legitimate reasons".
The immediate causes of what is known to Egyptians as the 1919 Revolution, however, were British actions during the war that caused widespread hardship and resentment.
However, Zhong was not from a prominent clan and had been a low level official previously, and this drew resentment from officials from established clans.
However this treaty created lasting resentment of the United States among the people of the Dominican Republic.
This closing of access caused large amounts of resentment and conflict among these local communities and park authorities.
Sultan Mehmed vented his resentment upon Domenico, whom he held responsible for these losses, by sending his admiral Ishmael in August 1457 to attack Lesbos.
This will only garner resentment form other suppliers and possibly cause significant production delays of it is only discovered after the award that the supplier cannot deliver.
In the long term, the intervention by Austria caused resentment in Italy, which further spurred on the drive towards Italian unification.
They would argue that the underlying cause was the growing resentment of Sparta and its allies at the dominance of Athens over Greek affairs.
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acerbity - bitterness of speech and temper; ADJ. acerbic: bitter; acrid (in taste, manner, or tone)
optional - not compulsory; left to one's choice; N. option: act of choosing; choice; freedom or power to choose; something available as a choice; Ex. have no option; Ex. two options
lewd - lustful
concordat - formal agreement
mandatory - obligatory; compulsory; of a mandate
malingerer - one who feigns illness to escape duty; V. malinger: feign illness to avoid work
incontinent - lacking self-restraint; not continent; licentious
presentiment - premonition; foreboding; feeling something will happen; anticipatory fear