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English adjective: discontent

1. discontent showing or experiencing dissatisfaction or restless longing


SamplesSaw many discontent faces in the room.
Was discontented with his position.


Synonymsdiscontented


Similardisaffected, disgruntled, dissatisfied, ill-affected, malcontent, rebellious, restless, ungratified, unsatisfied


See alsodispleased, unhappy


Antonymscontent, contented


English noun: discontent

1. discontent (feeling) a longing for something better than the present situation


Synonymsdiscontentedness, discontentment


Broader (hypernym)hungriness, longing, yearning


Narrower (hyponym)disgruntlement, dissatisfaction, dysphoria


Antonymscontentment


English verb: discontent

1. discontent (emotion) make dissatisfied


ExamplesThe performance is likely to discontent Sue


Pattern of useSomebody ----s somebody.
Something ----s somebody


Broader (hypernym)dissatisfy


Antonymscontent









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