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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 be 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

Our fatigue is often caused not by work, but by worry, frustration and resentment.
Dale Carnegie

A coach is someone who can give correction without causing resentment.
John Wooden

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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