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discontent

adjective

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(Entry 1 of 3)

having a feeling that one has been wronged or thwarted in one's ambitions
  • a novel about a woman who is desperately discontent with the stifling limitations of her small-town life

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discontent

noun

Synonyms & Antonyms of discontent (Entry 2 of 3)

the condition of being dissatisfied with one's life or situation
  • the rebels worked to stir up discontent among the citizens

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discontent

verb

Synonyms & Antonyms of discontent (Entry 3 of 3)

to make discontented
  • the ongoing lack of decent food discontented and demoralized the soldiers in the rebel army

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“Discontent.” The Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/discontent. Accessed 29 January 2020.

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