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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:


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Given his disgruntlement, Latics officials could consider lowering the asking price, a move that could lead to Allardyce reviving his interest.
There's surely little point in joining in an organised sport, however, with its necessary rules, restrictions, checks and balances, if at the first hint of disgruntlement you're going to plough a lone judicial furrow, tangential to the rest of the players.
The fans gave him a standing ovation at regular intervals during the Champions League clash with Benfica and the massive show of support far outweighed the disgruntlement expressed by sections of the same crowd last Saturday.
The former leads to disgruntlement and frustration, while the latter attracts and maintains customer loyalty.
But I think what Tony did was promise Bush he would be with him come what may, promise us a second resolution, therefore all the deceit and all the disgruntlement in the UK and the failure to prepare for afterwards which is a complete disaster for the Middle East, for Iraq, for the world.
The Union of Cattle Breeders called Friday a national protest on June 16 to express disgruntlement with institutional indifference to problems in the sector.
So passed the Rafa Benitez era at Chelsea, a reign born in disgruntlement, nurtured in rising anger, ending in a triumph of which he could not be part for fear of the backlash.
He also stressed that Ahly have always prohibited objection to technical decisions, sounding his disgruntlement with Hosni's statements.
D for dismay, D for despair, D for disgruntlement, D for disillusionment, not to mention D for drop and Deportation back to the Championship.
Fans voiced their disgruntlement on the Strictly website's message boards, with many accusing show chiefs of fixing the result.
But the disgruntlement about Birmingham's performance against Dennis Wise's strugglers among home fans clearly riled Bruce - a situation Cardiff City could take advantage of this weekend.
The duo combined again to allow Paul Rideout to seal a truly memorable win Premiership, April 1999 Liverpool 3 Everton 2Robbie Fowler scored two but after his second one he dropped to his knees and proceeded to 'snort' the byline much to the disgruntlement of the Everton fans who had been abusing him.