Part of speech: noun

Anger at real or fancied injury; persistent displeasure.

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Usage examples "resentment":

  1. He doesn't hold any ill- feeling or- or resentment toward you. - "Kent Knowles: Quahaug", Joseph C. Lincoln.
  2. No man was ever more beloved by all classes of the people of his district than he was; and I believe there was not one person among them who did not believe him to have fallen a victim to the resentment of the spirit of the old proprietor. - "Rambles and Recollections of an Indian Official", William Sleeman.
  3. And gradually fear for him made her forget her resentment. - "The Title Market", Emily Post.