disgruntlement disgruntlement  /dɪs ˈɡrən təl mənt/


  • (n) a feeling of sulky discontent


  1. And the blogs were the vehicle that helped that latent but pervasive disgruntlement among Connecticut Democrats become aware of itself.
  2. He called a meeting to assuage their disgruntlement and head off mutinous thoughts.
  3. Their disgruntlement is so acute that some even talk of quitting.


  • IHT Rendezvous: IHT Quick Read: June 26

    Rescue risks in India; Obama on climate change; the new Taliban; sparring over Snowden; Armani on the runway; Kim Cattrall and Daniel Radcliffe on stage; disgruntlement over soccer in Brazil.        
    on June 26, 2013     Source: New York Times


  1. Nelson Chamisa, the faction's spokesperson, told IRIN: "ZANU-PF is panicking because they are aware of the levels of disgruntlement in both the civilian and military ranks. Tsvangirai is going around the country to explain the resolutions of the...
    on Apr 6, 2006 By: Nelson Chamisa Source: IRINnews.org

  2. "There's been some disgruntlement and I understand that," said Newfoundland MP Norman Doyle.
    on Mar 21, 2007 By: Norm Doyle Source: Toronto Star

  3. "Heads up about disgruntlement in Nevada," Kelley wrote. "Sen. Ensign's (chief of staff) informs me that the senator is very unhappy about the decision to let Bogden go, very unhappy about its timing, and doesn't understand the urgency."
    on Mar 14, 2007 By: William Kelley Source: Reno Gazette Journal

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