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discontent

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adjective dis·con·tent \ˌdis-kən-ˈtent\

Definition of discontent

  1. :  dissatisfied, discontented voters growing increasingly discontent

Examples of discontent in a Sentence

  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


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discontent

noun dis·con·tent

Definition of discontent

  1. :  lack of satisfaction with one's possessions, status, or situation :  lack of contentment:a :  a sense of grievance :  dissatisfaction the winter of our discontent — William Shakespeareb :  restless aspiration (see aspiration 1a) for improvement

First Known Use of discontent

1534


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discontent

verb dis·con·tent

Definition of discontent

  1. transitive verb
  2. :  to make dissatisfied or discontented were discontented by the decision

discontentment

play \-mənt\ noun

Examples of discontent in a Sentence

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

First Known Use of discontent

1549


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discontent

noun dis·con·tent

Definition of discontent

  1. :  one who is dissatisfied or discontented :  malcontent

First Known Use of discontent

1596


DISCONTENT Defined for English Language Learners

discontent

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adjective

Definition of discontent for English Language Learners

  • : not pleased or satisfied


DISCONTENT Defined for Kids

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discontent

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noun dis·con·tent \ˌdis-kən-ˈtent\

Definition of discontent for Students

  1. :  the condition of being dissatisfied


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discontent

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adjective dis·con·tent

Definition of discontent for Students

  1. :  not satisfied discontent customers



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