- (transitive) To feel resentment over; to consider as an affront.
- The bride greatly resented being left at the church.
- (transitive) To express displeasure or indignation at.
- (transitive, obsolete) To be sensible of; to feel.
- (transitive, obsolete) In a positive sense, to take well; to receive with satisfaction.
- (obsolete) To recognize; to perceive, especially as if by smelling; -- associated in meaning with sent, the older spelling of scent, to smell. See resent (intransitive verb).
- (obsolete) To give forth an odor; to smell; to savor.
to feel resentment
to express displeasure or indignation at
- simple past tense and past participle of
- The package was resent, this time with the correct postage.
- resent in Webster’s Revised Unabridged Dictionary, G. & C. Merriam, 1913.
- resent in The Century Dictionary, The Century Co., New York, 1911