BEGRUDGE: Synonyms and Related Words. What is Another Word for BEGRUDGE?

Need another word that means the same as “begrudge”? Find 13 synonyms and 30 related words for “begrudge” in this overview.

The synonyms of “Begrudge” are: resent, envy, grudge, feel aggrieved about, feel bitter about, be annoyed about, be angry about, be displeased about, be resentful of, mind, object to, take exception to, regret

Begrudge as a Verb

Definitions of "Begrudge" as a verb

According to the Oxford Dictionary of English, “begrudge” as a verb can have the following definitions:

  • Be envious of; set one's heart on.
  • Give reluctantly or resentfully.
  • Wish ill or allow unwillingly.
  • Envy (someone) the possession or enjoyment of (something.

Synonyms of "Begrudge" as a verb (13 Words)

be angry aboutForm or compose.
be annoyed aboutBe priced at.
be displeased aboutHave an existence, be extant.
be resentful ofHappen, occur, take place.
envyFeel envious towards; admire enviously.
A lifestyle which most of us would envy.
feel aggrieved aboutUndergo passive experience of.
feel bitter aboutPass one’s hands over the sexual organs of.
grudgeBear a grudge harbor ill feelings.
I don t grudge him his moment of triumph.
mindKeep in mind.
Never mind the opinion polls.
object toExpress or raise an objection or protest or criticism or express dissent.
regretExpress with regret.
She immediately regretted her words.
resentFeel bitterness or indignation at (a circumstance, action, or person.
She resents being paid less than her co workers.
take exception toBuy, select.

Usage Examples of "Begrudge" as a verb

  • She begrudged Martin his affluence.
  • Nobody begrudges a single penny spent on health.

Associations of "Begrudge" (30 Words)

angrilyWith anger.
The sky was black and thundered angrily.
barrierA structure or object that impedes free movement.
The mountain barrier between Norway and Sweden.
bitterlyIn an angry, hurt, or resentful way.
The two governments quarrelled bitterly over the terms of the loan.
ceaseCease is a noun only in the phrase without cease end.
The hostilities ceased and normal life was resumed.
desirableA desirable person or thing.
The store sells various desirables.
disappointed(of hopes or expectations) prevented from being realized.
I m disappointed in you Mary.
disillusionFreeing from false belief or illusions.
The old enthusiasm for the government evaporated into a more cynical disillusion.
disruptThrow into disorder.
If an explosion of volcanic steam had formed the crater the blast from below would have disrupted the underlying rock.
embitterCause to be bitter or resentful.
He didn t let illness and divorce embitter him.
envyA person or thing that inspires envy.
I envy Jane her happiness.
greedReprehensible acquisitiveness; insatiable desire for wealth (personified as one of the deadly sins.
Mercenaries who had allowed greed to overtake their principles.
hinderanceThe act of hindering or obstructing or impeding.
hindranceThe act of hindering or obstructing or impeding.
The visitor can wander around without hindrance.
impedimentSomething immaterial that interferes with or delays action or progress.
A serious impediment to scientific progress.
interferenceBlocking a player’s path with your body.
An unwarranted interference with personal liberty.
interpositionThe act or fact of interposing one thing between or among others.
The interposition of members between tiers of management.
jealousFeeling or showing an envious resentment of someone or their achievements, possessions, or perceived advantages.
A jealous lover.
jealousyA feeling of jealous envy (especially of a rival.
Cherish their official political freedom with fierce jealousy.
meddlesomeFond of meddling; interfering.
Heaven rid him of meddlesome politicians.
obstacleA thing that blocks one’s way or prevents or hinders progress.
The major obstacle to achieving that goal is money.
obstructionThe physical condition of blocking or filling a passage with an obstruction.
Walkers could proceed with the minimum of obstruction.
obtrudeThrust oneself in as if by force.
A sound from the reception hall obtruded into his thoughts.
poutA pouting expression.
His lower lip protruded in a sulky pout.
prehensileImmoderately desirous of acquiring e.g. wealth.
Poets those gifted strangely prehensile men.
resentFeel bitter or indignant about.
She resented the fact that I had children.
strifeTrouble or difficulty of any kind.
Strife within the community.
sulkA period of sulking.
Stayed home in a sulk.
sulkyMoving slowly.
She had a sultry sulky mouth.
weepA fit or period of weeping.
A young widow weeping her lost lord.
whineA complaining tone of voice.
There was a hint of a whine in Anna s voice.

Leave a Comment