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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 [gcide]:

Discontent \Dis'con*tent"\ (d[i^]s'k[o^]n*t[e^]nt"), adjective Not content; discontented; dissatisfied. --Jer. Taylor.

Passion seemed to be much discontent, but Patience was very quiet. --Bunyan.

From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 [gcide]:

Discontent \Dis'con*tent"\, verb (used with an object) [imp. & p. p. {Discontented}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Discontenting}.] To deprive of content; to make uneasy; to dissatisfy. --Suckling.

From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 [gcide]:

Discontent \Dis'con*tent"\, noun

1. Want of content; uneasiness and inquietude of mind; dissatisfaction; disquiet.

Now is the winter of our discontent Made glorious summer by this sun of York. --Shak.

The rapacity of his father's administration had excited such universal discontent. --Hallam

2. A discontented person; a malcontent. [R.]

Thus was the Scotch nation full of discontents. --Fuller.

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:

discontent

adjective

1: showing or experiencing dissatisfaction or restless longing; "saw many discontent faces in the room"; "was discontented with his position" [syn: {discontented}, {discontent}] [ant: {content}, {contented}]

noun

1: a longing for something better than the present situation [syn: {discontentment}, {discontent}, {discontentedness}] [ant: {contentment}]

verb

1: make dissatisfied [ant: {content}]


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