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Definition of Resentment

Resentment

  1. The act of resenting.
  2. 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.
  3. In a good sense, satisfaction; gratitude.
  4. In a bad sense, strong displeasure; anger; hostility provoked by a wrong or injury experienced.

Resentment Quotations

Did I offer peace today? Did I bring a smile to someone's face? Did I say words of healing? Did I let go of my anger and resentment? Did I forgive? Did I love? These are the real questions. I must trust that the little bit of love that I sow now will bear many fruits, here in this world and the life to come.
Henri Nouwen

Holding on to anger, resentment and hurt only gives you tense muscles, a headache and a sore jaw from clenching your teeth. Forgiveness gives you back the laughter and the lightness in your life.
Joan Lunden

The final proof of greatness lies in being able to endure criticism without resentment.
Elbert Hubbard

Bitterness and resentment only hurt one person, and it's not the person we're resenting - it's us.
Alana Stewart

Strength of character means the ability to overcome resentment against others, to hide hurt feelings, and to forgive quickly.
Lawrence G. Lovasik
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Resentment Translations

resentment in Spanish is resentimiento
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