Definition for RE-SENT'

RE-SENT', v.t. [s as z. Fr. ressentir, to perceive again, to have a deep sense of; re and sentir, to perceive, L. sentio; It. risentire, to resent, to hear again, to resound; Sp. resentirse, to resent, also to begin to give way or to fail; resentimiento, resentment, a flaw or crack.]

  1. To take well; to receive with satisfaction. [Obs.] – Bacon.
  2. To take ill; to consider as an injury or affront; to be in some degree angry or provoked at. Thou with scorn / And anger wouldst resent the offer'd wrong. – Milton.

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