discontentment


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dis·con·tent

 (dĭs′kən-tĕnt′)
n.
1.
a. Absence of contentment; dissatisfaction.
b. A restless longing for better circumstances.
2. One who is discontented.
adj.
Discontented.
tr.v. dis·con·tent·ed, dis·con·tent·ing, dis·con·tents
To make discontented.

dis′con·tent′ment n.

discontentment

(ˌdɪskənˈtɛntmənt)
n
lack of contentment; dissatisfaction
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.discontentment - a longing for something better than the present situationdiscontentment - 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"
contentment - happiness with one's situation in life

discontentment

noun
Unhappiness caused by the failure of one's hopes, desires, or expectations:
Translations
عَدَم رِضى
nespokojenost
misfornøjethedutilfredshed
óánægja
hoşnutsuzlukküskünlük

discontentment

[ˌdɪskənˈtentmənt] Ndescontento m

discontentment

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
References in classic literature ?
that very discontentment which Master Hugh had predicted would follow my learning to read had already come, to torment and sting my soul to unutterable anguish.
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