Definition of discontentedness in US English:



  • See discontented

    • ‘Put it anyway you like, but the idea of life and all its discontentedness is certainly not an uncommon theme in contemporary film and literature.’
    • ‘Although she is presented in peasant dress, there is no feeling of hardship or discontentedness.’
    • ‘On the other hand, not granting a request could lead to injury or discontentedness, which will negatively affect that player's play out on the field.’
    • ‘The protestors claim that one of the main reasons for discontentedness is the former gold mining company's failure to meet its promises before the local population.’
    • ‘That this can go on in such proximity without any feelings of discontentedness or envy is an amazing feature of campus life.’