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1、re- "again, repeatedly, intensive prefix" + sent-.
2、字面意思为：feel again, feel in turn.
- resent:  Etymologically, to resent something is to ‘feel it strongly’. The word was borrowed from early modern French resentir, a compound verb formed from the intensive prefix re- and sentir ‘feel’ (a relative of English sense, sentiment, etc). It had a range of meanings in English in the 17th and 18th centuries, including its original ‘feel strongly’ and also simply ‘experience a particular emotion’ (‘God resents an infinite satisfaction in the accomplishment of his own will’, Robert Boyle, Treatise of Seraphic Love 1648), but gradually they all gave way to ‘feel aggrieved at’.
=> sensation, sense, sentiment
- resent (v.)
- "take (something) ill; be in some degree angry or provoked at," c. 1600, from French ressentir "feel pain, regret," from Old French resentir "feel again, feel in turn" (13c.), from re-, intensive prefix, + sentir "to feel," from Latin sentire (see sense (n.)). Related: Resented; resenting.
- 1. It is only natural that he should resent you.
- 2. Many conscripts resent having to do their military service.
- 3. They resent what they see as bossiness.
- 4. I resent being dependent on her.
- 5. They resent foreign interference in the internal affairs of their country.
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