discontent


1dis·con·tent

adjective \ˌdis-kən-ˈtent\

: not pleased or satisfied

Full Definition of DISCONTENT

Examples of DISCONTENT

  1. Polls show that voters are growing increasingly discontent.
  2. <a novel about a woman who is desperately discontent with the stifling limitations of her small-town life>

First Known Use of DISCONTENT

15th century

2discontent

noun

Definition of DISCONTENT

:  lack of contentment:
a :  a sense of grievance :  dissatisfaction <the winter of our discontent — Shakespeare>
b :  restless aspiration for improvement

First Known Use of DISCONTENT

1534

3discontent

verb

Definition of DISCONTENT

transitive verb
:  to make discontented
dis·con·tent·ment \-mənt\ noun

Examples of DISCONTENT

  1. <the ongoing lack of decent food discontented and demoralized the soldiers in the rebel army>

First Known Use of DISCONTENT

1549

4discontent

noun

Definition of DISCONTENT

:  one who is discontented :  malcontent

First Known Use of DISCONTENT

1596

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