HyperDic: discontent

English > 3 senses of the word discontent:
NOUNfeelingdiscontent, discontentment, discontentednessa longing for something better than the present situation
ADJECTIVEalldiscontent, discontentedshowing or experiencing dissatisfaction or restless longing
VERBemotiondiscontentmake dissatisfied
discontent > pronunciation
Soundsdihskahnteh'nt
Rhymesaccent ... vent: 69 rhymes with ehnt...
English > discontent: 3 senses > adjective 1
Meaningshowing or experiencing dissatisfaction or restless longing.
Examples
  • "saw many discontent faces in the room"
  • "was discontented with his position"
Synonymdiscontented
Narrowerdisaffected, ill-affected, malcontent, rebelliousdiscontented as toward authority
disgruntled, dissatisfiedIn a state of sulky dissatisfaction
restless, ungratified, unsatisfiedWorried and uneasy
See alsodispleasednot pleased
unhappyExperiencing or marked by or causing sadness or sorrow or discontent
Oppositecontented, contentsatisfied or showing satisfaction with things as they are
Spanishdescontento
Nounsdiscontenta longing for something better than the present situation
English > discontent: 3 senses > noun 1, feeling
MeaningA longing for something better than the present situation.
Synonymsdiscontentment, discontentedness
NarrowerdisgruntlementA feeling of sulky discontent
dissatisfactionThe feeling of being displeased and discontent
dysphoriaAbnormal depression and discontent
Broaderlonging, yearning, hungrinessprolonged unfulfilled desire or need
Oppositecontentmenthappiness with one's situation in life
Spanishdescontento, inconformidad, insatisfacción
Catalandescontentament, disgust
Adjectivesdiscontentshowing or experiencing dissatisfaction or restless longing
Verbsdiscontentmake dissatisfied
English > discontent: 3 senses > verb 1, emotion
Meaningmake dissatisfied.
PatternSomebody ----s somebody; Something ----s somebody
ModelThe performance is likely to discontent Sue
Broaderdissatisfyfail to satisfy
Oppositecontentmake content
Spanishdescontentar
Nounsdiscontentment, discontenta longing for something better than the present situation

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