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5 definitions found
 for discontent
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Discontent \Dis`con*tent"\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Discontented;
     p. pr. & vb. n. Discontenting.]
     To deprive of content; to make uneasy; to dissatisfy.
     --Suckling.
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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Discontent \Dis`con*tent"\, n.
     1. Want of content; uneasiness and inquietude of mind;
        dissatisfaction; disquiet.
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              Now is the winter of our discontent
              Made glorious summer by this sun of York. --Shak.
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              The rapacity of his father's administration had
              excited such universal discontent.    --Hallam
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     2. A discontented person; a malcontent. [R.]
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              Thus was the Scotch nation full of discontents.
                                                    --Fuller.
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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Discontent \Dis`con*tent"\ (d[i^]s`k[o^]n*t[e^]nt"), a.
     Not content; discontented; dissatisfied. --Jer. Taylor.
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           Passion seemed to be much discontent, but Patience was
           very quiet.                              --Bunyan.
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From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

  discontent
      adj 1: showing or experiencing dissatisfaction or restless
             longing; "saw many discontent faces in the room"; "was
             discontented with his position" [syn: discontented,
             discontent] [ant: content, contented]
      n 1: a longing for something better than the present situation
           [syn: discontentment, discontent, discontentedness]
           [ant: contentment]
      v 1: make dissatisfied [ant: content]

From Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0 :

  116 Moby Thesaurus words for "discontent":
     aggravation, anger, angst, anguish, annoyance, anxiety, asperity,
     bad humor, bad temper, ban, be tedious, bile, biliousness,
     blackball, blackballing, bore, boredom, causticity, cheerlessness,
     choler, complaint, corrosiveness, dim view, disagreement,
     disappoint, disappointment, disapprobation, disapproval,
     discomfort, discompose, discomposure, discontentedness,
     discontentment, disenchantment, disesteem, disfavor, disgruntle,
     disgruntled, disgruntlement, dishearten, disillusion,
     disillusionment, dislike, displease, displeasure, disquiet,
     disrespect, dissatisfaction, dissatisfied, dissatisfy, dissent,
     distaste, dread, dullness, emptiness, ennui, exasperation,
     exclusion, existential woe, flatness, gall, grimness,
     humorlessness, ill humor, ill nature, ill temper, indignation,
     infelicity, infestivity, inquietude, irritation, joylessness,
     lack of pleasure, leave unsatisfied, low estimation, low opinion,
     malaise, malcontent, malcontented, mirthlessness, misery, nausea,
     nongratification, nonsatisfaction, objection, opposition, opposure,
     ostracism, painfulness, protest, put out, rejection, resentfulness,
     resentment, savorlessness, sourness, spleen, staleness,
     tastelessness, tediousness, tedium, thumbs-down, uncheerfulness,
     uncomfortableness, unease, uneasiness, ungratified, unhappiness,
     unhappy, unjoyfulness, unmirthfulness, unpleasure, unsatisfaction,
     vexation, vexation of spirit, wretchedness
  
  

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