resentful
I adjective acrimonious, angry, bitter, bristling, choleric, churlish, discontented, displeased, distrustful, embittered, envious, furious, galled, grouchy, grudging, grumpy, huffy, hurt, ill-disposed, implacable, in a huff, in high dudgeon, indignant, infuriated, iracundus, jealous, malevolent, malicious, malignant, miffed, mistrustful, moody, offended, outraged, pained, peevish, piqued, querulous, resentive, revengeful, sore, spiteful, splenetic, sulky, sullen, surly, suspicious, touchy, umbrageous, unforgiving, up in arms, vengeful, venomous, vindictive, waspish II index bitter (reproachful), malevolent, malicious, malignant, restive, spiteful, vindictive

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  • Resentful — Re*sent ful ( f?l), a. Inclined to resent; easily provoked to anger; irritable. {Re*sent ful*ly}, adv. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • resentful — 1650s, from RESENT (Cf. resent) + FUL (Cf. ful). Related: Resentfully; resentfulness …   Etymology dictionary

  • resentful — ► ADJECTIVE ▪ feeling or expressing bitterness or indignation. DERIVATIVES resentfully adverb resentfulness noun …   English terms dictionary

  • resentful — [ri zent′fəl] adj. feeling or showing resentment resentfully adv. resentfulness n …   English World dictionary

  • resentful — adj. VERBS ▪ be, feel, look, seem, sound ▪ become, grow, remain ▪ They grew bitter and resentful …   Collocations dictionary

  • resentful — adj. 1) bitterly resentful 2) resentful about, at, of * * * [rɪ zentf(ə)l] at of bitterly resentful resentful about …   Combinatory dictionary

  • resentful — [[t]rɪze̱ntfʊl[/t]] ADJ GRADED If you are resentful, you feel resentment. At first I felt very resentful and angry about losing my job... He turned away in sullen, resentful silence. Syn: aggrieved, angry Derived words: resentfully ADV GRADED usu …   English dictionary

  • resentful — adjective Date: 1656 1. full of resentment ; inclined to resent < felt resentful of her success > 2. caused or marked by resentment < resentful anger > • resentfully adverb • resentfulness noun …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • resentful — re|sent|ful [rıˈzentfəl] adj feeling angry and upset about something that you think is unfair = ↑bitter resentful of/about/at etc ▪ She felt resentful at not being promoted. >resentfully adv >resentfulness n [U] …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • resentful — adjective feeling angry and upset about something that you think is unfair (+ of/at/about etc): His daughters became increasingly resentful of his authority. resentfully adverb resentfulness noun (U) …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

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