Student Thesaurus

One entry found for resentment.
Entry Word: resentment
Function: noun
Text: 1 a lingering ill will towards a person for a real or imagined wrong <her resentment over not winning the spelling bee last year has nearly ruined her friendship with the eventual winner> -- see GRUDGE 1
2 a painful awareness of another's possessions or advantages and a desire to have them too <I don't have any resentment over my friend's luxurious house> -- see ENVY
3 the feeling of being offended or resentful after a slight or indignity <my resentment at being spoken to like I'm stupid> -- see PIQUE