discontent

All Noun
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  • The world is not half so bad a place as some discontented people make out. Cited from She and I, Volume 2, by John Conroy Hutcheson
  • Then having little society except his own thoughts he gradually became discontented. Cited from The Little Gold Miners of the Sierras and Other Stories, by Various
  • Until that time the authorities had never allowed any public expression of discontent.
  • The more he thought of them, the more discontented he grew because he had none. Cited from Mother West Wind 'Why' Stories, by Thornton W. Burgess
  • These factors gave rise to much discontent against the new government among the military.
  • He did not believe the discontents extended far from the seat of government. Cited from The Writings of Thomas Jefferson, Vol. 4 (of 4), ed. by T.J. Randolph
  • He must be as little discontented as possible to leave the question open for the present. Cited from Enter Bridget, by Thomas Cobb
  • May those who are discontented with their own country leave their country for their country's good. Cited from The Handy Cyclopedia of Things Worth Knowing, by Joseph Triemens
  • He was equally discontented when he went into his father's office to study law.
  • Thus each child had something to wish for, and something to be discontented about. Cited from The Girl's Own Paper, Vol. VIII, No. 357, October 30, 1886, by Various
  • They make me feel cross and discontented, while beauty is a joy! Cited from Flaming June, by Mrs. George de Horne Vaizey
  • The group were very discontented with the old school of teaching and working.
  • But only a few months had passed when he grew discontented.
  • I told him that in my opinion, there was only a single source of these discontents. Cited from The Writings of Thomas Jefferson, Vol. 4 (of 4), ed. by T.J. Randolph
  • And then what do you think the discontented queen did? Cited from Milly and Olly, by Mrs. Humphry Ward
  • She shot a glance at him out of her discontented dark eyes. Cited from The Dweller on the Threshold, by Robert Smythe Hichens
  • I find every one very discontented over this action, and especially the cavalry part of it. Cited from With Rimington, by L. March Phillipps
  • She had been so discontented away from her little friends. Cited from The Little Colonel's House Party, by Annie Fellows Johnston
  • His acting work led to increasing discontent with the low standards of the commercial theatre.
  • As she read these on her way back upstream, she became more discontented than ever. Cited from Glen of the High North, by H. A. Cody
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Meaning of discontent

  • verb Make dissatisfied