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Wordnet 3.0

VERB (2)

1. feel bitter or indignant about;
- Example: "She resents being paid less than her co-workers"

2. wish ill or allow unwillingly;
[syn: begrudge, resent]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Resent \Re*sent"\, v. i. 1. To feel resentment. --Swift. [1913 Webster] 2. To give forth an odor; to smell; to savor. [Obs.] [1913 Webster] The judicious prelate will prefer a drop of the sincere milk of the word before vessels full of traditionary pottage resenting of the wild gourd of human invention. --Fuller. [1913 Webster]
The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Resent \Re*sent"\ (r?-z?nt"), v. t. [imp. & p. p. Resented; p. pr. & vb. n. Resenting.] [F. ressentir; L. pref. re- re- + sentire to feel. See Sense.] 1. To be sensible of; to feel; as: (a) In a good sense, to take well; to receive with satisfaction. [Obs.] [1913 Webster] Which makes the tragical ends of noble persons more favorably resented by compassionate readers. --Sir T. Browne. [1913 Webster] (b) In a bad sense, to take ill; to consider as an injury or affront; to be indignant at. [1913 Webster] 2. To express or exhibit displeasure or indignation at, as by words or acts. [1913 Webster] The good prince King James . . . bore dishonorably what he might have resented safely. --Bolingbroke. [1913 Webster] 3. To recognize; to perceive, especially as if by smelling; -- associated in meaning with sent, the older spelling of scent to smell. See Resent, v. i. [Obs.] [1913 Webster] This bird of prey resented a worse than earthly savor in the soul of Saul. --Fuller. [1913 Webster] Our King Henry the Seventh quickly resented his drift. --Fuller. [1913 Webster]
WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006):

resent v 1: feel bitter or indignant about; "She resents being paid less than her co-workers" 2: wish ill or allow unwillingly [syn: begrudge, resent] [ant: wish, wish well]