from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. Indignation or ill will felt as a result of a real or imagined grievance. See Synonyms at anger.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. A feeling of anger or displeasure stemming from belief that one has been wronged by others or betrayed; indignation.
- n. The state of holding something in the mind as a subject of contemplation, or of being inclined to reflect upon it; feeling; impression.
- n. satisfaction; gratitude
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. The act of resenting.
- n. The state of holding something in the mind as a subject of contemplation, or of being inclined to reflect upon something; a state of consciousness; conviction; feeling; impression.
- n. In a good sense, satisfaction; gratitude.
- n. In a bad sense, strong displeasure; anger; hostility provoked by a wrong or injury experienced.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. The state of feeling or perceiving; strong or clear sensation, feeling, or perception; conviction; impression.
- n. The sense of what is done to one, whether good or evil.
- n. A deep sense of injury; the excitement of passion which proceeds from a sense of wrong offered to one's self or one's kindred or friends; strong displeasure; anger.
- n. Synonyms Vexation, Indignation (see anger), irritation, rankling, grudge, heart-burning, animosity, vindictiveness.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. a feeling of deep and bitter anger and ill-will
From French ressentiment, from ressentir (Wiktionary)