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discontent

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

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>

15th Century

First Known Use of discontent

15th century


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discontent

noun dis·con·tent

Definition of discontent

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

1534

First Known Use of discontent

1534


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discontent

verb dis·con·tent

Definition of discontent

  1. transitive verb
  2. :  to make discontented

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>

1549

First Known Use of discontent

1549


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discontent

noun dis·con·tent

Definition of discontent

  1. :  one who is discontented :  malcontent

1596

First Known Use of discontent

1596


DISCONTENT Defined for English Language Learners

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discontent

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

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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