- Word Combinations (adjective), 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.)