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 Meanings and Examples of RESENT
Definition Example Sentence Classic Sentence
 v.  feel bitter or be in angry, because of unfair injury or affront
Classic Sentence: (177 in 12 pages)
1  If she did resent it, she never gave any sign of it, treating Scarlett with the same slightly aloof, kindly courtesy she had always shown her.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Context  Highlight   In CHAPTER VI
2  And Scarlett was too happy to resent this, too glad to be jealous.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Context  Highlight   In CHAPTER XV
3  Especially did she resent this in view of the enormous increase in mulatto babies in Atlanta since the Yankee soldiers had settled in the town.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Context  Highlight   In CHAPTER XXXVIII
4  But, Ashley, whether they're right or not, we'll have to resent it, bein the men of the family, and then there'll be trouble.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Context  Highlight   In CHAPTER XL
5  And, because she made no parade of her virtues the young girls did not resent her.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Context  Highlight   In CHAPTER XLI
6  Of course the illiterate ones resent your references to anything farther away than Minneapolis.
Main Street By Sinclair Lewis
Context  Highlight   In CHAPTER VIII
7  She felt that these independent citizens, who had been taught that they belonged to a democracy, would resent her trying to play Lady Bountiful.
Main Street By Sinclair Lewis
Context  Highlight   In CHAPTER X
8  Carol did not resent their criticisms, she didn't very much resent their sudden knowledge, so long as they let her make pictures.
Main Street By Sinclair Lewis
Context  Highlight   In CHAPTER XVIII
9  Carol did not resent their assumption that she was too ignorant to be admitted to masculine mysteries.
Main Street By Sinclair Lewis
Context  Highlight   In CHAPTER XXIV
10  For some reason which was totally mysterious to Carol, Maud Dyer seemed to resent her return.
Main Street By Sinclair Lewis
Context  Highlight   In CHAPTER XXXIX
11  Their counsel was heeded and not a hand was uplifted to resent the outrage; following the advice of the Free Speech, people left the city in great numbers.
Southern Horrors By Ida B. Wells-Barnett
Context  Highlight   In V
12  Some ran furiously to the water's edge, beating the air with frantic gestures, while others spat upon the element, to resent the supposed treason it had committed against their acknowledged rights as conquerors.
The Last of the Mohicans By James Fenimore Cooper
Context  Highlight   In CHAPTER 10
13  By his tone he seemed to be preparing to resent some new monstrosity in the way of dins and smashes.
The Red Badge of Courage By Stephen Crane
Context  Highlight   In Chapter 24
14  There are enough of outlaws in this forest to resent my protecting the deer.
Ivanhoe By Walter Scott
Context  Highlight   In CHAPTER XXV
15  And somewhere, in his secret English heart, being a good deal of a soldier, he believed they were right to resent the difference.
Lady Chatterley's Lover By D H Lawrence
Context  Highlight   In Chapter 11
Example Sentence: (27 in 2 pages)
1  What people resent is that CEOs are earning many hundreds of times more than the average employee.
2  I resent the way he asked that was captious question.
3  But there are certain snobbish types who would resent the intrusion of mere laymen into sorceral affairs.
4  Both partners now resent your interference; that's what you get when you fish in the troubled waters of marital strife.
5  Technically, anyone who belongs to the middle class is bourgeois, but, most people resent it if you call them that.
6  Some secretaries object to fetching the boss a cup of coffee, because they resent the degradation of being made to do such lowly tasks.
7  I resent the charges of incompetence made against me.
8  Small nations resent Western cultural imperialism.
9  Many conscripts resent having to do their military service.
10  I resent his interference in my work.
11  Poor blacks dislike the Republican attack on welfare; rich blacks resent the Republican criticism of affirmative action.
12  She expressed resentment at being interviewed by a social worker.
13  Don't let your resentment build up.
14  A greater cause for resentment is the discrepancy in pay.
15  He struggled to contain his resentment.