[ US /ɹɪˈzɛntfəɫ/ ]
[ UK /ɹɪsˈɛntfə‍l/ ]
  1. full of or marked by resentment or indignant ill will
    resentful at the way he was treated
    a sullen resentful attitude
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How To Use resentful In A Sentence

  • You feel angry and resentful towards yourself and other people. Times, Sunday Times
  • Even if he says yes, your fiancé will always feel slightly resentful.
  • It made her bitter and resentful towards him, and all the more rebellious.
  • Edith's sense of humour, her warmth and her refusal to be resentful make her a survivor in the true sense of the word.
  • He felt deeply resentful towards his ex - wife .
  • I predict that within a short period of time Bercow's or his wife's ego, avarice and self-aggrandising habits - with a little help from a few resentful MPs no doubt - will combine and he will let himself down and resign. The Speaker: Bercow's boundaries | Editorial
  • If you buy the biblical spin of the Religious Right folks -- that make up the bulk of the Tea Party movement -- the implication is clear: Jesus will soon return, send all Democrats, gays, blacks, progressives, liberals, college-educated unbelievers, etc., to Hell, while saving what Sarah Palin calls "us" "Real Americans" -- in other words unreconstructed frightened and resentful white lower middle class Americans. AlterNet
  • This is a recipe for a resentful, suspicious, self-interested, and racially hostile polity.
  • It will make them bitter, resentful and more likely to offend. The Sun
  • Others resort to exploitation, as in the case of an injured officer who, with the help of a resentful assistant, attempts to trade tobacco leaves with the retreating soldiers in exchange for food and other necessaries.
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