discontentment discontentment

Definition(s):

  • (n) a longing for something better than the present situation

Synonym(s)

Usage(s):

  1. The online service Daly uses, called Netflix, just passed the 500,000-subscriber mark, riding a boom in DVDs and discontentment with the old rental model.
  2. But there is discontentment among Britons opposed to the changes, and among those who feel the changes are not happening fast enough.
  3. In the island of Malta the air force showed discontentment over pay cuts.

News

  • Cristiano Ronaldo's Potential Homecoming Would Give Wayne Rooney Reason to Stay

    Wayne Rooney’s recent time at Old Trafford has been marred with discontentment. If Cristiano Ronaldo decides to return to his former club this summer, Rooney would once again have a reason to be hopeful for his future. It’s no secret the 27-year-old was unhappy with his role and playing time last term with Manchester United . Reports  of his desire to skip town for a more favorable situation ...
    on June 27, 2013     Source: Bleacher Report

Quotes

  1. "There's a lot of discontentment," said Marvin Olasky, editor of the Christian newsweekly World and a framer of the "compassionate conservative" language used by Bush. "But unfortunately for most conservative evangelicals, there's no...
    on Jul 25, 2006 By: Marvin Olasky Source: Christian Post

  2. "This bitter episode in the nation's history was the result of discontentment between `the haves' and `have-nots' as well as the strained relations between different ethnic groups caused by inequitable distribution of the country's economic...
    on Jul 4, 2006 By: Abdullah Ahmad Badawi Source: The Standard

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