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  4  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Discontent  \Dis`con*tent"\  (d[i^]s`k[o^]n*t[e^]nt"),  a. 
  Not  content;  discontented;  dissatisfied.  --Jer.  Taylor. 
 
  Passion  seemed  to  be  much  discontent,  but  Patience  was 
  very  quiet.  --Bunyan. 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Discontent  \Dis`con*tent"\,  v.  t.  [imp.  &  p.  p.  {Discontented}; 
  p.  pr  &  vb  n.  {Discontenting}.] 
  To  deprive  of  content;  to  make  uneasy;  to  dissatisfy. 
  --Suckling. 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Discontent  \Dis`con*tent"\,  n. 
  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  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  discontent 
  adj  :  showing  or  experiencing  dissatisfaction  or  restless  longing; 
  "saw  many  discontented  faces  in  the  room";  "was 
  discontented  with  his  position"  [syn:  {discontented},  {discontent(p)}] 
  [ant:  {contented}] 
  n  :  a  longing  for  something  better  than  the  present  situation 
  [syn:  {discontentment},  {discontentedness}]  [ant:  {contentment}] 
  v  :  make  dissatisfied  [ant:  {content}] 




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