discontent


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Synonyms for discontent

Synonyms for discontent

unhappiness caused by the failure of one's hopes, desires, or expectations

to cause unhappiness by failing to satisfy the hopes, desires, or expectations of

Synonyms for discontent

a longing for something better than the present situation

make dissatisfied

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showing or experiencing dissatisfaction or restless longing

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Every day he grew more morose and discontented and irritable; every day his character kept changing for the worse.
He found Miss Crawley's maid (the discontented female) unusually sulky and despondent; he found Miss Briggs, her dame de compagnie, in tears alone in the drawing-room.
Miss Briggs was not formally dismissed, but her place as companion was a sinecure and a derision; and her company was the fat spaniel in the drawing-room, or occasionally the discontented Firkin in the housekeeper's closet.
Summary: Srinagar (Jammu and Kashmir) [India], Apr 10 (ANI): Expressing his displeasure over separatist leader Yasin Malik's arrest, National Conference (NC) chairman Farooq Abdullah on Wednesday said that crackdown on separatist leaders would result in the rise of discontent in the Valley.
Iran's discontent with an increased number of terrorist groups in Pakistan was voiced.
For Ernest Renan, you must negotiate and renegotiate the terms of engagement because a nation is also, fundamentally, a conjugation of grievances and discontent. How a nation reckons with and addresses her historical grievances and discontent creates a symbolic home for vision, policies, and plans.
He said: "The last manager - (Giovanni) Trapattoni - left because of the public's discontent with him, and the media's discontent, and the FAI had to respond to that.
The error led to significant online confusion and condemnation, with many Japanese viewers voicing their discontent online.
It comes after Toffees supporters voiced their discontent with Allardyce during Saturday's 1-1 draw at Swansea.
It is cold midwinter and the line from Percy Bysshe Shelley's 'Ode to the West Wind' 'If Winter comes, can Spring be far behind?' repeats itself in my mind, for in the misery of our discontent with the weather, we dream of the forthcoming flowery future when our world will be a perfumed paradise.
FILE - Spokesman for the Foreign Ministry Ahmed Abu Zeid CAIRO -- 13 January 2018: Foreign ministry spokesman, Ahmed Abu Zeid denounced an alleged leak that aims to sow discontent between Egypt and Kuwait.
Now discontent with globalisation has fuelled a wave of populism in the US and other advanced economies, led by politicians who claim that the system is unfair to their countries.
Two BDI MPs still hesitate whether to vote for Zoran Zaev's government, stress party sources for Lajm newspaper, but it seems like the main reason is their discontent from the way the government "cake" was divided.
Summary: The letter sent to the Arab Summit last week by five former presidents and prime ministers of Lebanon was intended to strengthen the Lebanese state, not sow discontent, former Prime Minister and Tripoli MP Najib Mikati said Monday.
TORONTO: Anemic job growth, trouble in the oil patch and a fragile resource sector have led to a winter of discontent for the Canadian economy, as this year's real GDP growth is likely to come in at 1.3 per cent according to a revised economic forecast from CIBC World Markets.