self-resentment


self-resentment

noun

  1. the feeling of displeasure or indignation at some act, remark, person, etc., regarded as causing injury or insult.

noun

  1. anger, bitterness, or ill will

n.1610s, from French ressentiment (16c.), verbal noun from ressentir (see resent). “Ridicule often parries resentment, but resentment never yet parried ridicule.” [Walter Savage Landor, “Imaginary Conversations”]

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