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Resentment vs. Ranklement

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Resentmentnoun

A feeling of anger or displeasure stemming from belief that one has been wronged by others or betrayed; indignation.

Ranklementnoun

The state of being rankled; resentment

Resentmentnoun

(obsolete) The state of holding something in the mind as a subject of contemplation, or of being inclined to reflect upon it; feeling; impression.

Resentmentnoun

(obsolete) satisfaction; gratitude

Resentmentnoun

The act of resenting.

Resentmentnoun

The state of holding something in the mind as a subject of contemplation, or of being inclined to reflect upon something; a state of consciousness; conviction; feeling; impression.

‘He retains vivid resentments of the more solid morality.’; ‘It is a greater wonder that so many of them die, with so little resentment of their danger.’;

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Resentmentnoun

In a good sense, satisfaction; gratitude.

‘The Council taking notice of the many good services performed by Mr. John Milton, . . . have thought fit to declare their resentment and good acceptance of the same.’;

Resentmentnoun

In a bad sense, strong displeasure; anger; hostility provoked by a wrong or injury experienced.

‘Resentment . . . is a deep, reflective displeasure against the conduct of the offender.’; ‘Anger is like A full-hot horse, who being allowed his way,Self-mettle tires him.’; ‘Can heavently minds such high resentment show,Or exercise their spite in human woe?’;

Resentmentnoun

a feeling of deep and bitter anger and ill-will

Resentment

Resentment (also called ranklement or bitterness) is a complex, multilayered emotion that has been described as a mixture of disappointment, disgust, anger, and fear. Other psychologists consider it a mood or as a secondary emotion (including cognitive elements) that can be elicited in the face of insult and/or injury.Inherent in resentment is a perception of unfairness (i.e.

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