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tr.v. dis·grun·tled, dis·grun·tling, dis·grun·tles
To make discontented.

[dis- + gruntle, to grumble (from Middle English gruntelen, frequentative of grunten, to grunt; see grunt).]

dis·grun′tle·ment n.
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Noun1.disgruntlement - a feeling of sulky discontent
discontent, discontentedness, discontentment - a longing for something better than the present situation


Unhappiness caused by the failure of one's hopes, desires, or expectations:


nVerstimmung f
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The cell members also reportedly expressed their disgruntlement at a court decision preventing their families from being in courtroom or meeting them during their time in jail.
Yet the move to restrict effective hereditary control of parliamentary seats is gaining traction because it is becoming increasing difficult for political parties to keep ignoring voters' disgruntlement.
Recent surveys have also confirmed disgruntlement in a profession that remains one of the lowest paid.
And so it was with considerable disgruntlement that I saw Tom Albanese had been ousted from his job as chief executive of Rio Tinto for his past acquisitive misdemeanours.
Sydney, Mar 30 ( ANI ): Australian Test captain Michael Clarke's decision to hold a 'boys-only' party after their Test series victory over South Africa had reportedly caused disgruntlement among some of his players and the WAGS (wives and girlfriends).
And it just went on from there - message after message expressing a deep disgruntlement for two-tyred tyrants.
He reminded that it was the Black Sea City of Varna, where most of the affected consumers live, that the protest movement against his first cabinet began in the winter of 2013, when people took to the streets to vent their disgruntlement by a substantial hike in their energy bills.
He said: "It had not been open for long and there was some disgruntlement from locals, I put it no more than that.
As economic activity cools and unemployment rates start to grind higher, there is a risk of widespread public disgruntlement, which could lead to increasing protests, provoke an already-fragile security environment and erode the popularity of governments across the board.
Their main threats are legislative bombs manufactured from the public's disgruntlement with telemarketing.
the government is under threat and there is also a lot of disgruntlement among the Malaysian public against the abuse of power and economic woes," he said.
To counter skepticism and disgruntlement, the efforts to develop intelligence on terror must be transformed into a larger understanding of the intelligence function.