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disgruntled

adjective

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(Entry 1 of 2)

having a feeling that one has been wronged or thwarted in one's ambitions
  • a disgruntled postal worker was responsible for the vandalism

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disgruntled

verb
past tense of disgruntle

Synonyms & Antonyms of disgruntled (Entry 2 of 2)

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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“Disgruntled.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/disgruntled. Accessed 19 Sep. 2020.

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