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discontent (plural discontents)
- A longing for better times or circumstances.
- "Now is the winter of our discontent Made glorious summer by this son of York" Richard III, Act 1, Scene I Shakespeare
- A discontented person. (see also malcontent).
dissatisfaction — see dissatisfaction
a longing for better times
a discontented person
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- To deprive of contentment; to make uneasy; to dissatisfy.
- Not content; discontented; dissatisfied.
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- Passion seemed to be much discontent, but Patience was very quiet.