disgruntled disgruntled  /dɪs ˈɡrən təld/

Definition(s):

  • (adj) in a state of sulky dissatisfaction

Usage(s):

  1. Tapping the disgruntled ex-Emperor as figurehead ruler, the Japanese promised him a kingdom to match his royal breeding.
  2. But lately, Florida's disgruntled Republicans aren't looking very moderate.
  3. Overall, Yelp proves that you can't please everybody, as even the best places may have a scathing review from a disgruntled writer.

News

  1. One Player from Each MLB Team Begging to Be Traded

    Despite there being significantly more turnover on MLB rosters today compared to previous generations, it's impossible to please everybody. Each team has a disgruntled player who passionately seeks a trade. Veterans, of course, make winning a high priority after cashing in on a sizable guaranteed contract. Guys like Ricky Nolasco (Miami Marlins) and Alfonso Soriano (Chicago Cubs) have vocally ...
    on June 13, 2013     Source: Bleacher Report

  2. Chaotic Libya struggles to maintain oil output

    By Marie-Louise Gumuchian TRIPOLI (Reuters) - Libya is struggling to keep its oil output stable - let alone increase it - as protests cut crude exports in the sector that supplies 95 percent of state revenue. In the past year, disgruntled Libyans have protested at oilfields and export ports, clouding initial optimism over a speedy return to output levels of nearly 1.6 million barrels per day ...
    on June 12, 2013     Source: Reuters via Yahoo! News

  3. Do You Know What Signals You're Sending at Work?

    Disgruntled? Disorganized? Disengaged? Your co-workers can tell.
    on June 12, 2013     Source: US News & World Report

Quotes

  1. "Scott, we now know, is disgruntled about his experience at the White House," Perino said. "For those of us who fully supported him, before, during and after he was press secretary, we are puzzled. It is sad. This is not the Scott we knew."
    on May 28, 2008 By: Dana Perino Source: CNN

  2. "We believe, just based upon the information right now, that it is a former disgruntled employee that may be responsible for these two murders," Police Chief Ella Bully-Cummings told the Detroit Free Press.
    on Jan 2, 2007 By: Ella Bully-Cummings Source: Forbes

  3. Brian Roehrkasse, a Justice Department spokesman, said Cummins "twisted" a collegial conversation with Michael Elston, the chief of staff to Deputy Attorney General Paul McNulty, "into a perceived threat by former disgruntled employees grandstanding...
    on Mar 6, 2007 By: Brian Roehrkasse Source: Columbus Ledger-Enquirer

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