discontented


adjective

  1. not content or satisfied; dissatisfied; restlessly unhappy: For all their wealth, or perhaps because of it, they were discontented.

adjective

  1. not content; dissatisfied; discontented.

noun

  1. Also dis·con·tent·ment. lack of contentment; dissatisfaction.
  2. a restless desire or craving for something one does not have.
  3. a malcontent.

verb (used with object)

  1. to make discontented; dissatisfy; displease.

noun

  1. Also called: discontentment lack of contentment, as with one’s condition or lot in life
  2. a discontented person

adjective

  1. dissatisfied

verb

  1. (tr) to make dissatisfied
v.

late 15c., from dis- “not” + content (v.). Related: Discontented; discontentedly; discontentment; discontentedness.

adj.

mid-15c., from dis- + content (adj.).

n.

“state or condition of discontent,” 1580s, from dis- + content (n.). Winter of our discontent is from “Richard III.”

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