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Restlessly unhappy; malcontent.

dis′con·tent′ed·ly adv.
dis′con·tent′ed·ness n.
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Adv.1.discontentedly - with discontent; in a discontented manner; "he was still rumbling discontentedly when Pike returned bearing a folder of foolscap sheets"
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[ˌdɪskənˈtɛntɪdlɪ] advcon insoddisfazione
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(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
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References in classic literature ?
"Nothing exciting has happened for ever so long," said the Story Girl discontentedly, one late May evening, as we lingered under the wonderful white bloom of the cherry trees.
Agatha had strolled to the window, and was looking discontentedly at the prospect, as she had often done at school when alone, and sometimes did now in society.
Nicholas, who had left his nephew, irritably pushed up an armchair, sat down in it, and listened to Pierre, coughing discontentedly and frowning more and more.
Mukhorty too laid back his ears and shook his head discontentedly. As soon as the violence of the blast had abated a little, Nikita took off his mittens, stuck them into his belt, breathed onto his hands, and began to undo the straps of the shaft-bow.
Anna Arkadyevna still ill..." said the nurse discontentedly.
I don't see how you managed to get this good room when you're such new scholars," she finished discontentedly.
He walked back discontentedly; and so fell into his father's clutches, totally unprepared for the pending announcement, in that formidable quarter, of his departure for London.
"How can I sleep, curses on it!" returned Sancho discontentedly and bitterly, "when it is plain that all the devils have been at me this night?"
"You have already told my valet as much," broke in Porthos, discontentedly.
While these words were being spoken, I saw Screw's eyes wandering discontentedly and amazedly round the room.
There were, certainly, no particular attractions, either in the room over which the glance of Mr Squeers so discontentedly wandered, or in the narrow street into which it might have penetrated, if he had thought fit to approach the window.