Definition of discontented in English:

discontented

adjective

  • Dissatisfied, especially with one's circumstances.

    ‘I am so discontented with my work’
    ‘strikes by discontented workers’
    ‘the ranks of the discontented were swelled by returning soldiers’
    • ‘Even if people feel discontented, they should not harbour such a deep grudge.’
    • ‘That criticism is increasingly resonating with both discontented workers and peasants.’
    • ‘I'd ended sophomore year back at square one - discontented and unhappy.’
    • ‘In the meantime, tobacco growers grew discontented because of the low purchasing price of tobacco.’
    • ‘He was a melancholic, discontented man, with problems of his own.’
    • ‘It is designed for those discontented with the status quo.’
    • ‘His discontented and frustrated characters actively pursue their options and do not just submit to their fate.’
    • ‘For a long time now I've been discontented with the blog.’
    • ‘We are never more discontented with others than when we are discontented with ourselves.’
    • ‘In addition, this administration could further inflame segments of the world already discontented with the global economic system.’
    • ‘So far he has presented himself to the public as nothing more than a blank sheet, blotting paper that can absorb discontented and alienated voters who might turn against the government.’
    • ‘You can be content in your own private life and still be discontented about what's happening in the country, and that's always been the case.’
    • ‘While shopping in New York City, our discontented housewife gets caught in a furious windstorm.’
    • ‘It helps him write songs if he feels angry or discontented.’
    • ‘Positive emotions are those that make you happy; negative emotions are those that make you discontented or miserable.’
    • ‘They remain under-represented in every branch of governance, a discontented lot.’
    • ‘A discontented dog can be heard barking in the distance.’
    • ‘Doctors are discontented, and one reason is their dissatisfaction with their relationship with managers.’
    • ‘And there is a strangely discontented mood abroad in the land as prosperity has brought its own problems, not least envy and impatience.’
    • ‘Millions of us started moving, linked in broad coalitions of the discontented.’
    dissatisfied, disgruntled, fed up, disaffected, discontent, malcontent, unhappy, aggrieved, displeased, resentful, envious
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Pronunciation

discontented

/dɪskənˈtɛntɪd/