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Synonyms for discontent
ˌdɪs kənˈtɛntdis·con·tent

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  1. discontentment, discontent, discontentednessadjective

    a longing for something better than the present situation

    Synonyms:
    discontentedness, discontentment

    Antonyms:
    content

  2. discontented, discontentverb

    showing or experiencing dissatisfaction or restless longing

    "saw many discontent faces in the room"; "was discontented with his position"

    Synonyms:
    discontented

    Antonyms:
    content

  3. discontentverb

    make dissatisfied

    Antonyms:
    content

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Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. discontentnoun

    Synonyms:
    dissatisfaction, uneasiness, inquietude

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. discontentnoun

    Synonyms:
    dissatisfaction, discontentment

    Antonyms:
    contentment, satisfaction

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How to use discontent in a sentence?

  1. Eunicio Oliveira:

    She has done nothing dishonest. Only the economic crisis can bring her down, by fueling social discontent.

  2. Woodrow Wilson:

    Our civilization cannot survive materially unless it is redeemed spiritually. It can be saved only by becoming permeated with the Spirit of Christ, and being made free and happy by practices which spring out of that spirit. Only thus can discontent be driven out and all shadows lifted from the road ahead.

  3. Oscar Fingall O'Flahertie Wills Wilde:

    Agitators are a set of interfering, meddling people, who come down to some perfectly contented class of the community and sow the seeds of discontent amongst them. That is the reason why agitators are so absolutely necessary. Without them, in our incomplete state, there would be no advance towards civilisation.

  4. Plato:

    Wealth is the parent of luxury and indolence, and poverty of meanness and viciousness, and both of discontent.

  5. Ha Boo-young:

    Discontent and distrust of Lee are running high among union members, the incumbent union leadership has cozy relations with the company.


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  • استياءArabic
  • недоволникBulgarian
  • δυσαρέσκειαGreek
  • descontentoSpanish
  • tyytymättömyys, tyytymätönFinnish
  • ketidakpuasanIndonesian
  • eitthvert sem er óánægt, uppreisnarseggur, einhver sem er óánægð, eitthvað sem er óánægt, einhver sem er óánægðurIcelandic
  • חוסר שביעות רצוןHebrew
  • ناپسندیUrdu
  • 牢騷Chinese

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