Examples of discontented in a Sentence
he was becoming increasingly discontented with his dead-end job and his dead-end life
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As one discontented Republican strategist told David Drucker for Vanity Fair in August, even lawmakers who despise Trump are tied to his administration.
After Hastert departed, John Boehner succeeded him, and was hounded by constant coup plots from discontented ultraconservatives.
Those of us who remember politics in the Reagan era have a mental habit of regarding conservatism as more optimistic about the American experiment and liberalism as more discontented.
There’s no doubt that Kaspersky—and his company—are caught in the crossfire of two increasingly discontented world powers.
My earlier attempt at a general rule explaining this is that a party’s wingers — left-wing Democrats, right-wing Republicans — grow increasingly discontented when their party is on the brink of, and after, losing a congressional majority.
Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho appears to have made a subtle dig towards a discontented section of the club's match going fans ahead of Tuesday night's Champions League clash against Benfica at Old Trafford.
So why are the well-employed, ambitious 30-year-olds of my acquaintance feeling so adrift, as discontented as the balding midlife sad sacks whose cliché dissatisfactions made Updike rich?
And the most pessimistic and discontented lot of all was white, evangelical Protestants.
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First Known Use of discontented
Synonymsaggrieved, discontent, disgruntled, displeased, dissatisfied, malcontent, out of joint
Antonymscontent, contented, gratified, pleased, satisfied
Related Wordsdisappointed, disenchanted, disillusioned, frustrated, unfulfilled; disquieted, disturbed, perturbed, upset; dejected, depressed, despairing, despondent, disconsolate, doleful, down, downcast, downhearted, forlorn, hangdog, inconsolable, joyless, low-spirited, miserable, mournful, sad, sorrowful, unhappy
Near Antonymsblissful, delighted, glad, happy, joyful, joyous; elated, exultant, jubilant, triumphant
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