Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. Absence of contentment; dissatisfaction.
  • n. A restless longing for better circumstances.
  • n. One who is discontented.
  • adj. Discontented.
  • transitive v. To make discontented.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. Dissatisfaction.
  • n. A longing for better times or circumstances.
  • n. A discontented person. (see also malcontent).

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. Not content; discontented; dissatisfied.
  • n. Want of content; uneasiness and inquietude of mind; dissatisfaction; disquiet.
  • n. A discontented person; a malcontent.
  • transitive v. To deprive of content; to make uneasy; to dissatisfy.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Uneasy; dissatisfied; discontented.
  • To make discontented; deprive of contentment; dissatisfy; displease.
  • n. Want of content; uneasiness or inquietude of mind; dissatisfaction with some present state of things; displeasure.
  • n. One who is discontented; a malcontent.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • v. make dissatisfied
  • adj. showing or experiencing dissatisfaction or restless longing
  • n. a longing for something better than the present situation

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