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EtymologyEdit

dis- +‎ contented

PronunciationEdit

  • enPR: dĭs-kən-tɛnt'əd, IPA(key): /ˌdɪskənˈtɛntɛd/
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AdjectiveEdit

discontented (comparative more discontented, superlative most discontented)

  1. Experiencing discontent, dissatisfaction.
    After her injury, Alice was a discontented woman.
  2. Of or pertaining to discontent.
    He lived a discontented life.
    • 1912, Willa Cather, The Bohemian Girl:
      Clara, like many self-willed and discontented persons, was really very apt, without knowing it, to do as other people told her, and to let her destiny be decided for her by intelligences much below her own.

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