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grudge, grievance, resentment, niggle, resent, niggled

Auslan SignbankDictionary#2122 resent
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As a Noun: 1. A unfriendly feeling towards someone because they have upset you or harmed you in the past. English = grudge, grievance. 2. A bitter feeling of anger about something that you have for a long time, particularly about something someone has done to you in the past. English = resentment. 3. A small worry or doubt that you keep thinking about. English = niggle. As a Verb or Adjective: 1. To have unfriendly feelings towards someone because they have upset you or harmed you in the past. English = bear a grudge, have a grudge, hold a grievance. 2. To feel bitter and angry about something for a long time, especially about something someone has done to you in the past. English = resent. 3. To be worried, irritated, or upset by something for a long time; to have a doubt about something that keeps coming back or that you keep thinking about. English = (be) niggled. Interactive: 1. Used alone or in response to a suggestion to mean you don't want to do it or couldn't be bothered to do it, i.e., you resent being asked to do it and would rather decline.