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- To express displeasure or indignation at.
- To feel resentment.
- The bride greatly resented being left at the church.
- (obsolete) To be sensible of; to feel.
- (obsolete) In a positive sense, to take well; to receive with satisfaction.
- (obsolete) In a negative sense, to take ill; to consider as an injury or affront; to be indignant at.
- (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 express or exhibit displeasure or indignation at (words or acts)
to feel resentment
- 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