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 about||Form or compose.|
|be annoyed about||Be priced at.|
|be displeased about||Have an existence, be extant.|
|be resentful of||Happen, occur, take place.|
|envy||Feel envious towards; admire enviously.|
A lifestyle which most of us would envy.
|feel aggrieved about||Undergo passive experience of.|
|feel bitter about||Pass one’s hands over the sexual organs of.|
|grudge||Bear a grudge harbor ill feelings.|
I don t grudge him his moment of triumph.
|mind||Keep in mind.|
Never mind the opinion polls.
|object to||Express or raise an objection or protest or criticism or express dissent.|
|regret||Express with regret.|
She immediately regretted her words.
|resent||Feel bitterness or indignation at (a circumstance, action, or person.|
She resents being paid less than her co workers.
|take exception to||Buy, 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)
The sky was black and thundered angrily.
|barrier||A structure or object that impedes free movement.|
The mountain barrier between Norway and Sweden.
|bitterly||In an angry, hurt, or resentful way.|
The two governments quarrelled bitterly over the terms of the loan.
|cease||Cease is a noun only in the phrase without cease end.|
The hostilities ceased and normal life was resumed.
|desirable||A desirable person or thing.|
The store sells various desirables.
|disappointed||(of hopes or expectations) prevented from being realized.|
I m disappointed in you Mary.
|disillusion||Freeing from false belief or illusions.|
The old enthusiasm for the government evaporated into a more cynical disillusion.
|disrupt||Throw into disorder.|
If an explosion of volcanic steam had formed the crater the blast from below would have disrupted the underlying rock.
|embitter||Cause to be bitter or resentful.|
He didn t let illness and divorce embitter him.
|envy||A person or thing that inspires envy.|
I envy Jane her happiness.
|greed||Reprehensible acquisitiveness; insatiable desire for wealth (personified as one of the deadly sins.|
Mercenaries who had allowed greed to overtake their principles.
|hinderance||The act of hindering or obstructing or impeding.|
|hindrance||The act of hindering or obstructing or impeding.|
The visitor can wander around without hindrance.
|impediment||Something immaterial that interferes with or delays action or progress.|
A serious impediment to scientific progress.
|interference||Blocking a player’s path with your body.|
An unwarranted interference with personal liberty.
|interposition||The act or fact of interposing one thing between or among others.|
The interposition of members between tiers of management.
|jealous||Feeling or showing an envious resentment of someone or their achievements, possessions, or perceived advantages.|
A jealous lover.
|jealousy||A feeling of jealous envy (especially of a rival.|
Cherish their official political freedom with fierce jealousy.
|meddlesome||Fond of meddling; interfering.|
Heaven rid him of meddlesome politicians.
|obstacle||A thing that blocks one’s way or prevents or hinders progress.|
The major obstacle to achieving that goal is money.
|obstruction||The physical condition of blocking or filling a passage with an obstruction.|
Walkers could proceed with the minimum of obstruction.
|obtrude||Thrust oneself in as if by force.|
A sound from the reception hall obtruded into his thoughts.
|pout||A pouting expression.|
His lower lip protruded in a sulky pout.
|prehensile||Immoderately desirous of acquiring e.g. wealth.|
Poets those gifted strangely prehensile men.
|resent||Feel bitter or indignant about.|
She resented the fact that I had children.
|strife||Trouble or difficulty of any kind.|
Strife within the community.
|sulk||A period of sulking.|
Stayed home in a sulk.
She had a sultry sulky mouth.
|weep||A fit or period of weeping.|
A young widow weeping her lost lord.
|whine||A complaining tone of voice.|
There was a hint of a whine in Anna s voice.