discontentedness


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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.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.discontentedness - a longing for something better than the present situationdiscontentedness - a longing for something better than the present situation
longing, yearning, hungriness - prolonged unfulfilled desire or need
disgruntlement - a feeling of sulky discontent
dysphoria - abnormal depression and discontent
dissatisfaction - the feeling of being displeased and discontent; "he was never slow to express his dissatisfaction with the service he received"
References in classic literature ?
Her tour to the Lakes was now the object of her happiest thoughts; it was her best consolation for all the uncomfortable hours which the discontentedness of her mother and Kitty made inevitable; and could she have included Jane in the scheme, every part of it would have been perfect.
Their predictability can be comforting and grating at the same time, especially when most of these stories spend so much time indulging in the discontentedness of its well-off characters.
She's vocal about her dislikes and her discontentedness.