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Discontent meaning

discontent - 7 dictionary results

  1. 1. showing or experiencing dissatisfaction or restless longing; " saw many discontent faces in the room"; " was discontented with his position"
  2. 2. Not content; discontented; dissatisfied.
  3. 3. To deprive of content; to make uneasy; to dissatisfy.
  4. 4. Want of content; uneasiness and inquietude of mind; dissatisfaction; disquiet.
  5. 5. A discontented person; a malcontent.
  6. 6. Not content; dissatisfied.
  7. 7. To render dissatisfied.

discontent - examples of usage

  1. Huge dark- winged birds of prey- passionate temper, hatred, discontent, jealousy;- an ugly list, I will not go on with it. - "Stories of Animal Sagacity", W.H.G. Kingston.
  2. Not to be happy, when she was supposed to be happier than she would ever be again- that, as far as she could see, was the origin of a discontent which had begun almost as soon as she arrived, two days before, and seemed now so intolerable that she had left the family party, and come out here to consider it by herself. - "Night and Day", Virginia Woolf.
  3. The truth was that they had excellent reasons for discontent concerning the scrape into which they had been led, and they were well aware that they had not yet by any means seen the end of it. - "Ahead of the Army", W. O. Stoddard.
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