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Date: 1100-1200
Language: Old French
Origin: Late Latin, from Latin rancere; RANCID

rancour

noun
     
ran‧cour British English ; rancor American English [uncountable]
formal a feeling of hatred and anger towards someone you cannot forgive because they harmed you in the past [↪ resentment]
without rancour
He spoke openly about the war without a trace of rancour.

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