discontented [dis΄kən tent′id, dis′kən tent′id]
not contented; wanting something more or different

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  • Discontented — Dis con*tent ed, p. p. & a. Dissatisfied; uneasy in mind; malcontent. [1913 Webster] And every one that was in distress, and every one that was in debt, and every one that was discontented, gathered themselves unto him. 1 Sam. xxii. 2. {Dis… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • discontented — index disappointed, dissident, insatiable, jealous, nonconsenting, querulous, reluctant, resentful, res …   Law dictionary

  • discontented — [[t]dɪ̱skənte̱ntɪd[/t]] ADJ GRADED: oft ADJ with n If you are discontented, you are not satisfied with your situation. The government tried to appease discontented workers. ...farmers discontented with low prices for their produce. Syn:… …   English dictionary

  • discontented — adjective /ˌdɪskənˈtɛntɛd/ a) Experiencing discontent, dissatisfaction. After her injury, Alice was a discontented woman. b) Of or pertaining to discontent. He lived a discontented life …   Wiktionary

  • discontented — dis|con|tent|ed [ˌdıskənˈtentıd] adj unhappy or not satisfied with the situation you are in ≠ ↑contented discontented with ▪ She became increasingly discontented with her work. >discontentedly adv …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • Discontented — Discontent Dis con*tent , v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Discontented}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Discontenting}.] To deprive of content; to make uneasy; to dissatisfy. Suckling. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • discontented — discontentedly, adv. discontentedness, n. /dis keuhn ten tid/, adj. not content or satisfied; dissatisfied; restlessly unhappy: For all their wealth, or perhaps because of it, they were discontented. [1485 95; DISCONTENT + ED2] * * * …   Universalium

  • discontented — dis|con|tent|ed [ ,dıskən tentəd ] adjective not satisfied with something: discontented employees …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • discontented — adjective unhappy or not satisfied with the situation you are in (+ with): Eva was ambitious and was discontented with her job at the post office. discontentedly adverb …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • discontented — adjective discontented parents attended the meeting in record numbers Syn: dissatisfied, disgruntled, fed up, disaffected, discontent, malcontent, unhappy, aggrieved, displeased, resentful; restless, frustrated, irritated, annoyed; informal fed… …   Thesaurus of popular words

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