disgruntled


adjective

  1. displeased and discontented; sulky; peevish: Her disgruntled husband refused to join us.

verb (used with object), dis·grun·tled, dis·grun·tling.

  1. to put into a state of sulky dissatisfaction; make discontent.

adjective

  1. feeling or expressing discontent or anger

verb

  1. (tr; usually passive) to make sulky or discontented
adj.

past participle adjective from disgruntle.

v.

1680s, from dis- “entirely, very” + obsolete gruntle “to grumble” (Middle English gruntelen, early 15c.), frequentative of grunt (v.).

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