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Definitions for discontented
ˌdɪs kənˈtɛn tɪddis·con·tent·ed

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. discontented, discontentadjective

    showing or experiencing dissatisfaction or restless longing

    "saw many discontent faces in the room"; "was discontented with his position"


  1. discontentedadjective

    Experiencing discontent, dissatisfaction.

    After her injury, Alice was a discontented woman.

  2. discontentedadjective

    Of or pertaining to discontent.

    He lived a discontented life.

Samuel Johnson's Dictionary

  1. Discontentedparticipial adj.

    Uneasy; chearless; malevolent.

    Etymology: from discontent.

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    What will tie up your discontented sword? William Shakespeare, Ant. and Cl.

    These are, beyond comparison, the two greatest evils in this world, a diseased body and a discontented mind. John Tillotson.

    The goddess, with a discontented air,
    Seems to reject him, though she grants his pray’r. Alexander Pope.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Discontented

    of Discontent

  2. Discontented

    dissatisfied; uneasy in mind; malcontent

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of discontented in Chaldean Numerology is: 5

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of discontented in Pythagorean Numerology is: 6

Examples of discontented in a Sentence

  1. Marlene Dietrich:

    To be completely woman you need a master, and in him a compass for your life. You need a man you can look up to and respect. If you dethrone him it's no wonder that you are discontented, and discontented women are not loved for long.

  2. Joseph de Maistre:

    Man is insatiable for power; he is infantile in his desires and, always discontented with what he has, loves only what he has not. People complain of the despotism of princes; they ought to complain of the despotism of man.

  3. Florence Nightingale:

    Were there none who were discontented with what they have, the world would never reach anything better.

  4. President Juan Manuel Santos:

    Not everyone will be pleased but I am sure that in the long-term this will be better, because it doesn't matter if some are discontented, no one can be completely satisfied, but the change will be very positive.

  5. William O. Douglas:

    The use of violence as an instrument of persuasion is therefore inviting and seems to the discontented to be the only effective protest.

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