discontented


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dis·con·tent·ed

 (dĭs′kən-tĕn′tĭd)
adj.
Restlessly unhappy; malcontent.

dis′con·tent′ed·ly adv.
dis′con·tent′ed·ness n.

dis•con•tent•ed

(ˌdɪs kənˈtɛn tɪd)

adj.
dissatisfied; restlessly unhappy.
[1485–95]
dis`con•tent′ed•ly, adv.
dis`con•tent′ed•ness, n.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.discontented - showing or experiencing dissatisfaction or restless longing; "saw many discontent faces in the room"; "was discontented with his position"
unhappy - experiencing or marked by or causing sadness or sorrow or discontent; "unhappy over her departure"; "unhappy with her raise"; "after the argument they lapsed into an unhappy silence"; "had an unhappy time at school"; "the unhappy (or sad) news"; "he looks so sad"
displeased - not pleased; experiencing or manifesting displeasure
content, contented - satisfied or showing satisfaction with things as they are; "a contented smile"

discontented

adjective dissatisfied, complaining, unhappy, miserable, fed up, disgruntled, disaffected, vexed, pissed off (taboo slang), displeased, fretful, cheesed off (Brit. slang), brassed off (Brit. slang), with a chip on your shoulder (informal) The government tried to appease discontented workers.
happy, pleased, content, contented, satisfied, cheerful
Translations
غَيْر راضٍ
nespokojený
misfornøjetutilfreds
óánægîur
nespokojný
nezadovoljen

discontented

[ˌdɪskənˈtentɪd] ADJdescontento (with, about con)

discontented

[ˌdɪskənˈtɛntɪd] adj (personally)mécontent(e); (politically)mécontent(e)
to be discontented with sth/sb → être mécontent(e) de qch/qn

discontented

adjunzufrieden (with, about mit)

discontented

[ˈdɪskənˈtɛntɪd] adj discontented (with/about)scontento/a (di), insoddisfatto/a (di)

discontent

(diskənˈtent) noun
the state of not being contented; dissatisfaction. There is a lot of discontent among young people.
ˌdisconˈtented adjective
dissatisfied or not happy. She's discontented with her life; a discontented expression.
ˌdisconˈtentedly adverb
ˌdisconˈtentment noun

discontented

a. descontento-a; insatisfecho-a; disgustado-a.
References in classic literature ?
Also the foresight and prevention, that there be no likely or fit head, whereunto discontented persons may resort, and under whom they may join, is a known, but an excellent point of caution.
Then the Political Pull looked back upon the good fat carcase of beef that he was dragging to his lair and said, with a discontented spirit:
Petersburg, at the time when we reached the city, we encountered nothing but rain, bitter autumn frosts, dull skies, ugliness, and crowds of strangers who looked hostile, discontented, and disposed to take offence.
Such visits would make my father look very discontented, and seem out of temper.
Thus N, shall signify a plot; B, a regiment of horse; L, a fleet at sea; or, secondly, by transposing the letters of the alphabet in any suspected paper, they can lay open the deepest designs of a discontented party.
And weighing well the reasons for this in those examples which can be taken from ancient and modern affairs, we shall find that it is easier for the prince to make friends of those men who were contented under the former government, and are therefore his enemies, than of those who, being discontented with it, were favourable to him and encouraged him to seize it.
The millions of the discontented and the impoverished are ours," the socialists said.
It is not possible to know how far the influence of any amiable honest-hearted duty-doing man flies out into the world; but it is very possible to know how it has touched one's self in going by, and I know right well, that any good that intermixed itself with my apprenticeship came of plain contented Joe, and not of restlessly aspiring discontented me.
When she was discontented, she fancied herself nervous.
Often, when I have been angry and discontented, it has seemed to me that I was not bound to give up anything; and I have gone on thinking till it has seemed to me that I could think away all my duty.
I've been a great deal happier," she said at last, timidly, "since I have given up thinking about what is easy and pleasant, and being discontented because I couldn't have my own will.
About this time there drove up to an exceedingly snug and well- appointed house in Park Lane, a travelling chariot with a lozenge on the panels, a discontented female in a green veil and crimped curls on the rumble, and a large and confidential man on the box.