Definition of Resentments

1. Noun. (plural of resentment) ¹



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Definition of Resentments

1. resentment [n] - See also: resentment

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Resentments

resentence
resentenced
resentences
resentencing
resenter
resenters
resentful
resentfully
resentfulness
resentfulnesses
resentiment
resenting
resentingly
resentive
resentment
resentments (current term)
resents
resequence
resequenced
resequencing
resequestration
reserate
reserpine
reserpines
reservable
reservance
reservation
reservationist
reservationists
reservations

Literary usage of Resentments

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1. The Grecian History: From the Earliest State to the Death of Alexander the Great by Oliver Goldsmith (1826)
"Even Themistocles, his rival was so far from remembering his old resentments, that he now ardently desired the assistance of his counsel; and gave up all ..."

2. The History of the Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire by Edward Gibbon (1831)
"... and personal resentments, which soured the temper of Ammianus himself; but ne will surely observe, with philosophic curiosity, the interesting and ..."

3. American Book Prices Current by Katherine Kyes Leab, Daniel J Leab (1906)
"Clinton's official resentments, a proposed arrangement of officers of the Cincinnati of New York, etc. H., Apr. 3, '06. (89) $11.00. FitzGerald (Edward). ..."

4. The History of the Rebellion and Civil Wars in England: To which is Added an by Edward Hyde Clarendon (1826)
"... those that opposed it to submit to the peace: yet all these endeavours produced no effect, but concluded in unprofitable resentments and lamentations. ..."

5. The History of the French Revolution by Adolphe Thiers (1840)
"So many personal resentments are "I arrived in Paris in the month of May. The five members of government were, at that time, Barras, ..."

6. The Revolutionary Diplomatic Correspondence of the United States by United States Dept. of State, Francis Wharton, John Bassett Moore (1889)
"It would be wrong to extend to a whole nation the resentments excited by a few. Perhaps other reasons may have induced your silence; whatever they may be, ..."

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