Recent vs. Resent

Recent vs. Resent — Is There a Difference?

Difference Between Recent and Resent

Recentadjective

Of, belonging to, or occurring at a time immediately before the present.

Resentverb

To feel indignantly aggrieved at.

Recentadjective

Modern; new.

Resentverb

(transitive) To feel resentment over; to consider as an affront.

The bride greatly resented being left at the church.

Recentadjective

Recent(Geology) Of, relating to, or being the Holocene Epoch. See Table at geologic time.

Resentverb

(transitive) To express displeasure or indignation at.

Recentadjective

Having happened a short while ago.

Resentverb

To be sensible of; to feel.

Recentadjective

Up-to-date; not old-fashioned or dated.

Resentverb

In a positive sense, to take well; to receive with satisfaction.

Recentadjective

Having done something a short while ago that distinguishes them as what they are called.

The cause has several hundred recent donors.I met three recent graduates at the conference.

Resentverb

(obsolete) To recognize; to perceive, especially as if by smelling; -- associated in meaning with sent, the older spelling of scent, to smell. See resent (intransitive verb).

Recentadjective

(sciences) Particularly in geology, palaeontology, and astronomy: having occurred a relatively short time ago, but still potentially thousands or even millions of years ago.

Resentverb

(obsolete) To give forth an odor; to smell; to savor.

Recentadjective

Of the Holocene, particularly pre-21st century.

Resentverb

simple past tense and past participle of resend

The package was resent, this time with the correct postage.

Recentadjective

being new in a time not long past;

recent graduatesa recent addition to the houserecent buds on the apple trees

Resentverb

feel bitter or indignant about;

She resents being paid less than her co-workers

Recentadjective

of the immediate past or just previous to the present time;

a late developmenttheir late quarrelhis recent trip to Africain recent monthsa recent issue of the journal

Resentverb

wish ill or allow unwillingly

Recentadjective

near to or not long before the present;

recent timesof recent origin