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  • verb Present participle of resent.

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Examples

  • I wanted her to be balanced in resenting her State of the Nation Address like mentioning the negatives and the positives but I guess that is not her style.

    Global Voices in English » Philippines: Reactions to the 9th State of the Nation Address

  • "And you call my resenting an insult of the most grave nature a piece of idiocy, do you, Mr Gilmore?"

    The Weathercock Being the Adventures of a Boy with a Bias

  • We must not associate with peevish passionate people, that are exceptions, and apt to put the worst constructions upon everything, that pick quarrels upon the least occasion, and are quick, and high, and hot, in resenting affronts.

    Commentary on the Whole Bible Volume III (Job to Song of Solomon)

  • He thinks himself a wise man that is quick in resenting affronts, that stands upon every nicety of honour and right, and will not abate an ace of either, that prescribes, and imposes, and gives law, to every body; but he that thus meddles is a fool, and creates a great deal of needless vexation to himself.

    Commentary on the Whole Bible Volume III (Job to Song of Solomon)

  • As I sat disconsolately alongside Coben at the book fair, I might have derived some comfort in resenting him for his fan club, except that — big surprise — he also turned out to be an absolute mensch: When he noticed how few people were approaching the table for me, he leaned in to offer an unpatronizing pep talk in the form of a story about the time he gave a reading in front of only two people for his first book.

    Paperback Writer

  • As I sat disconsolately alongside Coben at the book fair, I might have derived some comfort in resenting him for his fan club, except that — big surprise — he also turned out to be an absolute mensch: When he noticed how few people were approaching the table for me, he leaned in to offer an unpatronizing pep talk in the form of a story about the time he gave a reading in front of only two people for his first book.

    Paperback Writer

  • As I sat disconsolately alongside Coben at the book fair, I might have derived some comfort in resenting him for his fan club, except that — big surprise — he also turned out to be an absolute mensch: When he noticed how few people were approaching the table for me, he leaned in to offer an unpatronizing pep talk in the form of a story about the time he gave a reading in front of only two people for his first book.

    Paperback Writer

  • As for "resenting" the implication that your views are financially drive, you should get a thicker skin.

    Why Home Births Scare Me

  • But Arlene, I ` d like you to continue, and I ` d like to ask you a question about resentment because we heard a reporter talking in Natalee ` s hometown about the people there in Alabama kind of resenting this massive coverage.

    CNN Transcript Aug 19, 2005

  • At first, I was overwhelmed by the daunting task before me, resenting all that needed to be done.

    Recovering From Religious Abuse

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