01. He always [resented] his parents for forcing him to go to church every Sunday.
02. My daughter seemed to [resent] her younger brother when he was first born because up until that time, she had always been the center of attention.
03. I really [resent] your complaining to the boss about my work on the project without having spoken to me about it first.
04. She was still [resentful] towards him a year after they split up.
05. The election has shown that the majority of the population were obviously still [resentful] towards the government for raising taxes.
06. Kareem felt a lot of [resentment] towards his dad for running out on his mom when he was only 10 years old.
07. His [resentment] at not being chosen for the position increased when he heard that they had hired someone with less experience for the job.
08. He was a shy boy who [resented] his younger sister for her ability to make friends easily.
09. People under state control generally [resent] paying taxes, but their personal security depends largely on government institutions.
10. G. C. Lichtenberg once stated that a person reveals his character by nothing so clearly as the joke he [resents].
11. Joan Lundmen once remarked that holding on to anger, [resentment] and hurt only gives you tense muscles, a headache and a sore jaw from clenching your teeth. Forgiveness gives you back the laughter, and the lightness in your life.
12. Mark Twain once remarked that humor is the great thing, the saving thing. The minute it crops up, all our irritations and [resentments] slip away, and a sunny spirit takes their place.
13. The Buddha tells us that anger will never disappear so long as thoughts of [resentment] are cherished in the mind. Anger will disappear just as soon as thoughts of [resentment] are forgotten.
14. A Ghanaian proverb states that when you are rich, you are [resented]; when you are poor, you are despised.
15. A Chinese proverb states that large demands on oneself, and little demands on others keep [resentment] at bay.

Grammatical examples in English. 2013.

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