discontentment, discontent, discontentedness(adj)
a longing for something better than the present situation
showing or experiencing dissatisfaction or restless longing
"saw many discontent faces in the room"; "was discontented with his position"
A longing for better times or circumstances.
A discontented person. (see also malcontent).
not content; discontented; dissatisfied
to deprive of content; to make uneasy; to dissatisfy
want of content; uneasiness and inquietude of mind; dissatisfaction; disquiet
a discontented person; a malcontent
Chambers 20th Century Dictionary
dis-kon-tent′, adj. not content: dissatisfied: ill-humoured: peevish.—n. want of content: dissatisfaction: ill-humour.—v.t. to deprive of content: to stir up to ill-will.—adj. Discontent′ed, dissatisfied.—adv. Discontent′edly.—n. Discontent′edness.—adj. Discontent′ful.—p.adj. Discontent′ing, not contenting or satisfying: (Shak.) discontented.—n. Discontent′ment, the opposite of contentment: ill-humour.
The Roycroft Dictionary
1. Inertia on a strike. 2. The mainspring of progress. 3. The starting-point in every man's career.
The numerical value of discontent in Chaldean Numerology is: 5
The numerical value of discontent in Pythagorean Numerology is: 6
Examples of discontent in a Sentence
Restlessness and discontent are the first necessities of progress.
And from the discontent of one man The world's best progress springs.
My ideas are a curse. They spring from a radical discontent With the awful order of things.
She has done nothing dishonest. Only the economic crisis can bring her down, by fueling social discontent.
Wealth is the parent of luxury and indolence, and poverty of meanness and viciousness, and both of discontent.
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