malcontent

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Middle French malcontent, from mal- +‎ content.

Pronunciation[edit]

Adjective[edit]

malcontent ‎(comparative more malcontent, superlative most malcontent)

  1. Dissatisfied with current conditions; discontented
    • Milner
      The famous malcontent earl of Leicester.

Noun[edit]

malcontent ‎(plural malcontents)

  1. A person who is not satisfied with current conditions; a discontented person.

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French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Middle French malcontent.

Adjective[edit]

malcontent m ‎(feminine singular malcontente, masculine plural malcontents, feminine plural malcontentes)

  1. (dated) unhappy

Middle French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

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Adjective[edit]

malcontent m ‎(feminine singular malcontente, masculine plural malcontents, feminine plural malcontentes)

  1. unhappy

Norman[edit]

Etymology[edit]

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Noun[edit]

malcontent m ‎(plural malcontents)

  1. (Jersey) malcontent