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Dissatisfied with existing conditions.
1. A chronically dissatisfied person.
2. One who rebels against the established system: "immature malcontents who have long since sold out to conformity" (John M. Wilson).
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disgusted or discontented
a person who is malcontent
[C16: from Old French]
Collins English Dictionary – Complete and Unabridged, 12th Edition 2014 © HarperCollins Publishers 1991, 1994, 1998, 2000, 2003, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2011, 2014
1. not satisfied with current conditions.
2. dissatisfied with the existing government.n.
3. a malcontent person.
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|Noun||1.||malcontent - a person who is discontented or disgusted|
individual, mortal, person, somebody, someone, soul - a human being; "there was too much for one person to do"
caviler, caviller, quibbler, pettifogger - a disputant who quibbles; someone who raises annoying petty objections
sorehead - someone who is peevish or disgruntled
squabbler - someone who quarrels about a small matter
|Adj.||1.||malcontent - discontented as toward authority|
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B. N → malcontento/a m/f, desafecto/a m/f, revoltoso/a m/f
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malcontent[ˈmælkənˌtɛnt] n (frm) → malcontento/a, insoddisfatto/a
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