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malcontent

noun [C] uk   /ˈmæl.kən.tent/ literary us  
a person who is not satisfied with the way things are, and who complains a lot and is unreasonable and difficult to deal with
Translations of “malcontent”
in Chinese (Traditional) 不滿者, 滿腹牢騷者…
in Chinese (Simplified) 不满者, 牢骚满腹者…
(Definition of malcontent from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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