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Resentment is an emotion, from "ressentiment", a French word, meaning "malice", "anger", "being rancorous". The English word has the sense of feeling bitter. In psychology and common use, emotion is an aspect of a human beings mental state, normally based in or tied to the persons internal (physical) and external (social) sensory feeling. ... Look up word in Wiktionary, the free dictionary Word may mean: Word (linguistics), a unit of language that symbolizes or communicates a meaning Microsoft Word, a word processor Word (computer science), a small group of bits Word may also be: In hip hop slang, an exclamation indicating deep and complete... Anger is a term for the emotional aspect of aggression, as a basic aspect of the stress response in animals whereby a perceived aggravating stimulus provokes a counterresponse which is likewise aggravating and threatening of violence. ... The English language is a West Germanic language that originates in England. ... Bitter can refer to: Bitter, one of the five basic tastes; Bitter, a kind of ale particularly popular in Britain or Bitters, a herbal preparation now used mostly in cocktails. ...


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Resentment (1767 words)
When I am filled with resentment toward a person or group of people I: pout or fume silently in their presence or at the mention of their name.
Step 1: To overcome any resentment I have against a person or people in my life I first need to identify who they are and what they did to make me resentful.
Step 4: Once I've let go of all of my resentment through forgiving and forgetting, I need to visualize my life, present and future, without the negative impact of resentment.
Chronicles of Love and Resentment CLX (1433 words)
Hamlet, the archetypal man of resentment for the modern era, delights in the scene of his impotence as much as he suffers from it, both hating and identifying with his uncle (see Chronicles 141).
The consumer is not simply incited to express his resentment against social reality--say by attending a punk rock concert--but persuaded to dispel the energy of this resentment in an indefinite series of compensatory purchases.
Resentment is the negative moment of mimetic desire in which one sees one's other-model-rival closer to the center of the scene than oneself.
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