- Word Parts
|part of speech:
||feeling or displaying resentment.
He'd been the youngest and most ignored of the children, and he'd grown up resentful.She was resentful of the fact that her share was smaller than that of the others.His resentful remarks reflected his bitter feelings.
- accepting, acquiescent, bitter, embittered, hateful, rancorous, spiteful
- similar words:
- compliant, disgruntled, docile, envious, forbearing, galled, huffy, jealous, meek, passive, patient, peeved, piqued, sour, submissive, sullen, tractable, unquestioning, yielding
||huffy, indignant, irate, jealous, spiteful, sullen
||resentfully (adv.), resentfulness (n.)
The word resentful
contains the following part:
that means full of
More about this word part:
The suffix -ful1 attaches to native English nouns to form adjectives.