Discontent

Definition of Discontent

Dis`con`tent´   Pronunciation: dĭs`kǒn`tĕnt´
a.1.Not content; discontented; dissatisfied.
Passion seemed to be much discontent, but Patience was very quiet.
- Bunyan.
v. t.1.To deprive of content; to make uneasy; to dissatisfy.
[imp. & p. p. Discontented; p. pr. & vb. n. Discontenting.]
n.1.Want of content; uneasiness and inquietude of mind; dissatisfaction; disquiet.
Now is the winter of our discontent
Made glorious summer by this sun of York.
- Shak.
The rapacity of his father's administration had excited such universal discontent.
- Hallam
2.A discontented person; a malcontent.
Thus was the Scotch nation full of discontents.
- Fuller.

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