Antonyms for resent

wish, wish well, forgive.

Quotes of resent

  1. It's not people who resent successful people; it's resentful people who resent successful people. – Bo Bennett
  2. I resent the fact that people in places like Boston, New York, Chicago, Los Angeles, and San Francisco believe that they should be able to tell us how to live our lives, operate our businesses, and what to do with the land that we love and cherish. – Wilford Brimley
  3. I should have forfeited my own self -respect, and perhaps the good opinion of my countrymen, if I had failed to resent such an injury by calling the offender in question to a personal account. – Preston Brooks
  4. The men resent a woman getting any honour in what they consider is essentially their field. Men painters mostly despise women painters. So I have decided to stop squirming, to throw any honour in with Canada and women. – Emily Carr
  5. If you treat with courtesy your equal, who is privileged to resent an impertinence, how much more cautious should you be to your dependents, from whom you demand a respectful demeanor. – Robert Chambers
  6. I don't resent anything. – Imogen Cunningham
  7. I resent having to prove that I'm not a retard. – Megan Fox
  8. I mean, Emily Harris was his wife. And she seemed to resent his leadership, but on the other hand, she felt like a good soldier, that he had to be the leader. – Patty Hearst
  9. The only person you resent is yourself. – John Hewson
  10. Now that I'm staring down the barrel of the last act of my life, I'm less excited about control and solo effort, and I resent the way the business aspects interfere with my space for creative writing. – David Knopfler
  11. Most Americans in both red and blue states reject and resent the message being sent by Hollywood and some in the media that values are subjective, to be defined by the individual and not by God. – Trent Lott
  12. I believe that people who don't achieve anything in life are isolated and resent those that are successful. – Manuel Puig

Usage examples for resent

  1. I had no idea of taking it, but I did not resent it. – The House of Martha by Frank R. Stockton
  2. Would Philip resent the visit? – The Higher Court by Mary Stewart Daggett
  3. If you was half the man I took you to be when you struck this range you'd resent a callin' down like I'm givin' you. – The Flockmaster of Poison Creek by George W. Ogden
  4. If she persisted in knowing all, she would merely divide herself farther from her husband, who would resent her attitude. – Together by Robert Herrick (1868-1938)
  5. That I should resent – The Morals of Marcus Ordeyne by William J. Locke
  6. Surely she would resent this. – Dwellers in the Hills by Melville Davisson Post
  7. I reject and resent your distinction between the pre- nuptial and post- nuptial states of feelings. – The Kempton-Wace Letters by Jack London Anna Strunsky
  8. And as a consequence she did not at all resent the dark looks that were cast at her by the poor woman whose every glance brought home to her more sharply the disaster that the fire had brought. – A Campfire Girl's Test of Friendship by Jane L. Stewart
  9. Nickie had a thought of lifting his mask and letting his humanity be known to the crowd, but there were many present who had paid to see the show, and these might take it into their heads to resent the imposition. – The Missing Link by Edward Dyson
  10. McMeekin is just the sort of man to resent anything in the way of a professional slight from one of his patients. – Lalage's Lovers 1911 by George A. Birmingham
  11. " I do not resent it," she answered hastily. – My Little Lady by Eleanor Frances Poynter
  12. " Oh, certainly not," replied the Captain, who was inclined to resent Mr. Rae's attempts to school him in diplomacy. – Corporal Cameron by Ralph Connor
  13. We resent all criticism which denies us anything that lies In our line of advance. – The Complete PG Works of Oliver Wendell Holmes, Sr. by Oliver Wendell Holmes, Sr. (The Physician and Poet not the Jurist)
  14. He will be under suspicion, but all Europe would resent any injury to Von Ritz. – The Lighted Match by Charles Neville Buck
  15. She didn't know enough about the world to resent anything Caspian had said. – The Lightning Conductor Discovers America by C. N. (Charles Norris) Williamson and A. M. (Alice Muriel) Williamson
  16. I rather resent his being on our side- I don't think he does us any good. – The Patrician by John Galsworthy
  17. Then you'll not resent my coming straight to the point and asking if I can help you? – The Grain Of Dust A Novel by David Graham Phillips
  18. Sometimes he seemed to resent it. – Love and Lucy by Maurice Henry Hewlett
  19. He began to resent the presence of Stella Ballantyne and he showed it. – Witness For The Defence by A.E.W. Mason