from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- adj. Restlessly unhappy; malcontent.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- adj. Experiencing discontent, dissatisfaction.
- adj. Of or pertaining to discontent.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- Dissatisfied; uneasy in mind; malcontent.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Uneasy in mind; dissatisfied; unquiet.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- adj. showing or experiencing dissatisfaction or restless longing
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Predictably and predicted, foreseeably and foreseen, by me, George Cunningham, and indeed Enoch Powell, during the Commons debates of 1977 – 79, a Scottish Parliament, once established, is going to ask for more and more, and will remain discontented until such time it has got it.
She is sorry to find he is discontented, which is sinful and horrid, and hopes Mr. Squeers will flog him into a happier state of mind.
She is sorry to find he is discontented, which is sinful and horrid, and hopes Mr Squeers will flog him into
Gibbs called discontented liberals the "professional left" and said some of them
Caught completely unawares, you fall into a kind of discontented alarm.
a satisfactory position for the discontented is the most difficult.
A young man who gets drunk or dissipates otherwise, who offers as an excuse, "Well, I was feeling kind of discontented and had to do something," is afflicted with the wrong kind of discontent in its most virulent form.
For a moment only, for is it not the soul, a kind of discontented crying out against pleasure and pain, which comes back distressingly into this after all pathetic music?
One day he announced that he was "discontented" once more, and should remain so till he had "found a hose-in-hose."
She is sorry to find he is discontented, which is sinful and horrid, and hopes Mr Squeers will flog him into a happier state of mind; with which view, she has also stopped his halfpenny a week pocket – money, and given a double – bladed knife with a corkscrew in it to the Missionaries, which she had bought on purpose for him.’
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