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resentful

re·sent·ful

resentful

pronunciation:
rih zent fl
features:
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part of speech: adjective
definition: 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.
synonyms:
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
derivations: resentfully (adv.), resentfulness (n.)
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