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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.


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


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


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