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date: 14 October 2019

ressentiment 

Source:
A Dictionary of Critical Theory
Author(s):

Ian Buchanan

A vengeful, petty-minded state of being that does not so much want what others have (although that is partly it) as want others to not have what they have. The term, which might be translated as ‘resentment’, though in most places it is generally left in the original French, is usually associated with German philosopher ... ...

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