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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’
dissatisfied, disgruntled, fed up, disaffected, discontent, malcontent, unhappy, aggrieved, displeased, resentful, enviousView synonyms
- ‘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.’
- ‘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.’
- ‘They remain under-represented in every branch of governance, a discontented lot.’
- ‘While shopping in New York City, our discontented housewife gets caught in a furious windstorm.’
- ‘It is designed for those discontented with the status quo.’
- ‘A discontented dog can be heard barking in the distance.’
- ‘He was a melancholic, discontented man, with problems of his own.’
- ‘I'd ended sophomore year back at square one - discontented and unhappy.’
- ‘Doctors are discontented, and one reason is their dissatisfaction with their relationship with managers.’
- ‘Even if people feel discontented, they should not harbour such a deep grudge.’
- ‘That criticism is increasingly resonating with both discontented workers and peasants.’
- ‘Positive emotions are those that make you happy; negative emotions are those that make you discontented or miserable.’
- ‘For a long time now I've been discontented with the blog.’
- ‘In the meantime, tobacco growers grew discontented because of the low purchasing price of tobacco.’
- ‘His discontented and frustrated characters actively pursue their options and do not just submit to their fate.’
- ‘In addition, this administration could further inflame segments of the world already discontented with the global economic system.’
- ‘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.’
- ‘We are never more discontented with others than when we are discontented with ourselves.’
- ‘It helps him write songs if he feels angry or discontented.’
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