heartburning


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heartburning

(ˈhɑːtˌbɜːnɪŋ)
n
a feeling of intense or rancorous jealousy
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Noun1.heartburning - intense resentment; "his promotion caused much heartburning among his rivals"
bitterness, rancor, rancour, resentment, gall - a feeling of deep and bitter anger and ill-will
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Ignoring the bench in the new elevations has caused heartburning to the judicial officers, who say that it was injustice with them to end up as a district and sessions judge after serving as judicial officers for 30 to 35 years.
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The higher tribunals, and particularly the appeal courts, are constituted in the eye of the law a logical machine, and in no sense a group of heartburning philanthropists.