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discontent

dis·con·tent

discontent

 
 
pronunciation:
dIs kn tent
parts of speech:
adjective, noun, transitive verb
features:
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part of speech: adjective
definition: not content or satisfied; discontented.
He was discontent with his job and hoping to find something better.
antonyms:
content
similar words:
discontented, malcontent
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part of speech: noun
definition 1: lack of contentment or satisfaction.
The workers' discontent with their pay finally caused them to strike.
antonyms:
content, happiness, satisfaction
definition 2: a sense of resentment or restless dissatisfaction.
similar words:
grudge, resentment
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part of speech: transitive verb
inflections: discontented, discontenting, discontents
definition: to make uneasy or dissatisfied.
antonyms:
content
derivation: discontentment (n.)