resent etymology

English word resent comes from Old French re- (Re- (again; once more).), Old French sentir (To feel (have a feeling). To smell.)

Detailed word origin of resent

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
re- Old French (fro) Re- (again; once more).
sentir Old French (fro) To feel (have a feeling). To smell.
resentir Old French (fro) To smell (detect an odor).
resent English (eng) (obsolete) In a negative sense, to take ill; to consider as an injury or affront; to be indignant at.. (obsolete) In a positive sense, to take well; to receive with satisfaction.. (obsolete) To be sensible of; to feel.. (obsolete) To give forth an odor; to smell; to savor.. (obsolete) To recognize; to perceive, especially as if by smelling; -- associated in meaning with sent, the older [...]

Words with the same origin as resent

Descendants of re-
disregard irrelevant reassure refresh regard regardless regret relevance relevant relief relieve remark remarkable repent reply request require research resemble resentment retail return reward rewarding
Descendants of sentir