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verb [transitive] resent pronunciation in American English /rɪˈzent/
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present tense
I/you/we/theyresent
he/she/itresents
present participleresenting
past tenseresented
past participleresented
  1. to experience angry unhappy feelings because you think you have been treated unfairly or without enough respect
    The girls in the family resented all the attention that Peter was getting.
    resent (someone) doing something: It’s obvious that he resents being dropped from the team.
    bitterly/deeply/strongly resent something: I deeply resent you implying that I would be involved in anything like that.

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