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Definition of "resentful" []

  • Full of, characterized by, or inclined to feel indignant ill will. (adjective)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "resentful" in a sentence
  • "Certainly each ‘batch’ of immigrants have faced a certain resentful group who arrived earlier, even if as early as those that crossed the land bridge 25,000 years ago."
  • "Bad's reaction, at first resentful, is complicated."
  • "This economy is scary for everyone, and frightened people often become angry and resentful, which is a sure way to damage a career."