Examples of disgruntle in a Sentence
an employee, disgruntled by the restaurant owner's shabby treatment, turned him in to the IRS
a crew disgruntled by a long voyage that provided no opportunity for recreation onshore
Recent Examples of disgruntle from the Web
The removal of the headphone jack on the iPhone 7 and a lack of ports on 2016’s MacBook Pro left a lot of customers feeling disgruntled.
By ordering a new election, for instance, the Supreme Court here seems to have opened the legal floodgates for disgruntled defeated political hopefuls.
That will open the door for a disgruntled or radicalized scientist, sophisticated terrorist group, unscrupulous company, or rogue state to re-create the smallpox virus.
Blurred ideological lines in Germany vs. deepening party differences in the United States Merkel has managed to win over new supporters without disgruntling her core base.
Some disgruntled Seminoles fans took to social media to voice their displeasure with the team’s 0-2 start following a 27-21 loss to NC State, calling for everyone from defensive coordinator Charles Kelly to head coach Jimbo Fisher to be fired.
There's been a steady stream of usual controversies involving players disgruntled about their role, another league-union clash over Goodell's disciplinary power winding up in court and some particularly ugly injuries of late.
The Liberal Democrat Party remained staunchly opposed to leaving the EU, hoping to win over the disgruntled 48% by pledging to hold another referendum on the issue.
According to the Nashville Scene and Fox 17 in Nashville, people are upset about the new East Nashville, Tenn., gym where disgruntled Caucasians can channel their hate into bench presses and jumping jacks.
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Origin and Etymology of disgruntle
First Known Use: 1682See Words from the same year
Synonymsalien, alienate, disaffect, estrange, sour
Related Wordsantagonize, embitter, envenom; aggravate, anger, enrage, incense, inflame (also enflame), infuriate, madden, outrage, rankle, rile, roil; break up, dissociate, disunite, divide, separate, sever, split, sunder, uncouple, unlink, unyoke; disappoint, disenchant, disillusion; annoy, bother, bug, chafe, exasperate, gall, grate, irk, irritate, nettle, peeve, pique, rile, vex
Near Antonymsendear, ingratiate; appease, conciliate, disarm, mollify, pacify, placate, propitiate
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