resent, v. 1. be offended at, take offense at, take umbrage at; feel displeasure at, be irritated, be annoyed, chafe at; be indignant at, be in a dudgeon over, show indignation at; dislike, view with dissatisfaction, take exception, disagree with; take the wrong way, take amiss, take in bad part; harbor a grudge, never forget or forgive, keep the wound open, bear malice, have rankle in the breast, harbor revenge; frown, pout, sulk.
2. be provoked at, be piqued, be in a huff about, be irascible, grouch; be angry, bristle, snarl, growl, show one's teeth, champ at the bit, be impatient; flare up, fly into a rage, lose one's temper, kick up a row; fume, boil with indignation, foam, bluster; scowl, look daggers, look black, glower, lower; bridle, give a dirty look, look with disdain.
resentful, adj. bitter, embittered, hostile, revengeful; indignant, irate, ireful, incensed, angry, angered, wrathful, wroth, Inf mad, Inf. sore, SI. teed-off, SI. ticked-off, SI. hot, SI. hot under the collar; uptight, in a temper, in a pet, in high dudgeon, in a huff, Inf. huffy; annoyed, irritated, peeved, piqued, irked, exasperated, provoked, Chiefly U.S. riled, Inf. aggravated, Inf. miffed.
resentment, n. 1. indignation, offense, umbrage, pique, righteous anger, disgust; anger, ire, wrath, dudgeon, rancor, fury, rage, venomousness; displeasure, disapproval, disapprobation, dissatisfaction, dis-gruntlement, unhappiness; irritation, annoyance, vexation, exasperation, perturbation, Inf. aggravation; virulence, bitterness, gall and wormwood, vindictiveness, vengefulness, vehemerice, malice; animosity, invidiousness, hatred, ill feelings, ill will.
2. alienation, disaffection, estrangement, coolness, iciness, aloofness; grouchiness, gruffness, surliness, crabbedness, irritability, petulance, peevishness, irascibility; moodiness, glumness, moroseness, sullenness, sourness, tartness, perverseness, perversity; soreness, wounded pride, mortification; jealousy, envy, suspicion.
reservation, n. 1. qualm, scruple, demur, second thoughts; exception, qualification, proviso, provision, condition, term; grain of salt.
2. U.S. reserve, preserve, game preserve, sanctuary; park, national or state park, state forest; tract, plot, plat; area, region, zone, territory.
3. booking, advance booking; engagement, preengagement.
reserve, v. 1. husband, hold, withhold, hold back, keep, keep back, conserve, save, save for future use, save for a rainy day; set aside, put aside, put away, lay away, lay by, lay up, stow away, squirrel away, salt away, SI. sock away; store, stockpile, amass, accumulate, pile up.
2. retain, secure; engage, book, charter.
3. earmark, tag, set apart or aside; allot, allocate, apportion.
4. store, stock, supply, supply on hand, inventory; stockpile, accumulation, amassment, backlog; reservoir; nest egg, something to fall back on, something for a rainy day; card up one's sleeve, SI. ace in the hole.
5. reservation, preserve. See - reservation (def. 2).
6. exception. See - reservation (def. 1).
7. Military, support, backup, reinforcements; auxiliaries, National Guard, home guard.