Etymology
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discontent (v.)

"deprive of contentment, late 15c., from dis- "not, reverse of" + content (v.). Perhaps from Old French descontenter. Related: Discontented; discontentedly; discontentment; discontentedness.

discontent (adj.)

"unquiet in mind through having one's desires unsatisfied," mid-15c., from dis- "opposite of" + content (adj.).

discontent (n.)

"state or feeling of mental dissatisfaction, uneasiness of mind," 1580s, from dis- "opposite of" + content (n.). Winter of our discontent is from "Richard III" (1594).

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Definitions of discontent
1
discontent (v.)
make dissatisfied;
2
discontent (n.)
a longing for something better than the present situation;
Synonyms: discontentment / discontentedness
3
discontent (adj.)
showing or experiencing dissatisfaction or restless longing;
was discontented with his position
saw many discontent faces in the room
Synonyms: discontented
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