discontented discontented  /ˌdɪs kən ˈtɛn tɪd/

Definition(s):

  • (adj) showing or experiencing dissatisfaction or restless longing

Usage(s):

  1. They tell pollsters they are discontented with the selection and generally sick of politics and politicians.
  2. Unsentimentalized, restless, troubled, discontented, disconcerted, difficult women.
  3. Though husbands are snoringly unaware, discontented California housewives are writing this kind of thing, and by the thousands, to television's first Great Lover.

News

  1. Cartoonist’s Pen Leaves a Mark Across the Arab World

    By day, Khalid Albaih works in a museum. After hours, he is a cartoonist with an attitude, inspiring discontented youth across the Arab world.
    on June 8, 2013     Source: New York Times

  2. Khalid Albaih’s Pen Leaves a Mark Across the Arab World

    By day, Khalid Albaih works in a museum. After hours, he is a cartoonist with an attitude, inspiring discontented youth across the Arab world.
    on June 8, 2013     Source: New York Times

  3. Windows 8.1: The return of the Start button

    Is Windows 8.1 enough to reignite Windows? Is a U-turn on things like the Start button enough to please the discontented masses? Microsoft has a long way to go until I'm convinced.
    on June 7, 2013     Source: ZDNet

Quotes

  1. "Where possible, kinetic operations should be subordinate to measures to promote better governance, economic programs to spur development and efforts to address the grievances among the discontented from which the terrorists recruit," said...
    on Sep 29, 2008 By: Robert Gates Source: RTT News

  2. "The comments have upset Iraqi people who come from different religious and ethnic backgrounds and has astonished and discontented the Iraqi Government," incumbent Shiite Prime Minister Ibrahim Jaafari said, flanked by President Jalal Talabani,...
    on Apr 9, 2006 By: Ibrahim al-Jaafari Source: Advertiser Adelaide

  3. "If you say you are positive (about Stalin's rule), some will be discontented. If you say you are negative, others will grumble," Putin said during an annual marathon question-and- answer session with the Russian people. "It is impossible to...
    on Dec 3, 2009 By: Vladimir Putin Source: Reuters

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