GRE Word List

RESENTMENT

a feeling of indignant displeasure or persistent ill will at something regarded as a wrong, insult, or injury

The meaning of the word resentment is a feeling of indignant displeasure or persistent ill will at something regarded as a wrong, insult, or injury.

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