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Definition of resent verb from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary

     

    resent

     verb
    verb
    NAmE//rɪˈzɛnt//
     
    Verb Forms present simple I / you / we / they resent
     
    he / she / it resents
     
    past simple resented
     
    -ing form resenting
     
     
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  1. 1to feel bitter or angry about something, especially because you feel it is unfair resent something/somebody I deeply resented her criticism. The children resented the new woman in their father's life. resent doing something He bitterly resents being treated like a child. resent somebody doing something She resented him making all the decisions.
  2. 2(formal) She resented his making all the decisions.
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