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disgruntle

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1 to cause to change from friendly or loving to unfriendly or uncaring
  • an employee, disgruntled by the restaurant owner's shabby treatment, turned him in to the IRS

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2 to make discontented
  • a crew disgruntled by a long voyage that provided no opportunity for recreation onshore

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“Disgruntle.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/disgruntle. Accessed 18 May. 2021.

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