An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
1. (embittered)
a. resentful
María está resentida con Alejandro porque él le mintió.María feels resentful towards Alejandro after he lied to her.
b. bitter
Está muy resentida porque su padre la excluyó de su testamento.She feels very bitter about being left out of her father's will.
c. hurt
Mi madre está resentida porque no le conté que me iba de viaje.My mother is hurt because I didn't tell her I was going on a trip.
2. (sore)
a. painful
Tengo la espalda resentida por haber cargado con peso ayer.My back is painful because I was lifting heavy weights yesterday.
This means that the noun can be masculine or feminine, depending on the gender of person it refers to (e.g. el doctor, la doctora).
masculine or feminine noun
3. (bitter person)
a. resentful person
Ese profesor es un resentido y lo paga con los alumnos.That teacher is a resentful person who takes it out on his students.
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An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
1. (general)
a. bitter, resentful
estar resentido con alguiento be really upset with somebody
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
2. (general)
a. bitter o resentful person
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resentidoa resentida
1 (disgustado) resentful
aún está resentido porque no le felicitaste he still feels resentful that you didn't congratulate him; he still resents the fact that you didn't congratulate him
2 (dolorido) painful
aún tiene la mano resentida por el golpe his hand is still painful o hurting from the knock
es un resentido he has a chip on his shoulder; he is resentful
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