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  • By: Richard H. Smith & David Ryan Schurtz
  • In: Encyclopedia of the Mind
  • Edited by: Harold Pashler
  • Subject:Linguistics (general), Cognitive Psychology (general)

This entry defines the emotion of resentment, contrasts it with envy and ressentiment, links it with research on relative deprivation, and discusses its consequences. Resentment is an emotion we feel when we suffer a perceived wrong. It ...