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Definition of "discontented" []

  • Restlessly unhappy; malcontent. (adjective)
  • Lack of contentment, as with one's condition or lot in life (noun)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

  • A discontented person (noun)
  • Dissatisfied (adjective)
  • To make dissatisfied (verb)

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Use "discontented" in a sentence
  • "Predictably and predicted, foreseeably and foreseen, by me, George Cunningham, and indeed Enoch Powell, during the Commons debates of 1977 – 79, a Scottish Parliament, once established, is going to ask for more and more, and will remain discontented until such time it has got it."
  • "She is sorry to find he is discontented, which is sinful and horrid, and hopes Mr. Squeers will flog him into a happier state of mind."
  • "She is sorry to find he is discontented, which is sinful and horrid, and hopes Mr Squeers will flog him into"