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verb [transitive] resent pronunciation in American English /rɪˈzent/
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present tense
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.



a title used before a man or woman's name as a gender-neutral alternative to Mr, Ms, etc

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