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discontentnoun [U]

uk   /ˌdɪs.kənˈtent/ us   /ˌdɪs.kənˈtent/ also discontentment,
discontented
adjective uk   /ˌdɪs.kənˈten.tɪd/ us   /ˌdɪs.kənˈten.t̬ɪd/
discontentedly
adverb uk   /ˌdɪs.kənˈten.tɪd.li/ us   /ˌdɪs.kənˈten.t̬ɪd.li/
(Definition of discontent from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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discontentnoun [U]

us   /ˌdɪs·kənˈtent/
a feeling of not being satisfied with your situation or with the way you are being treated: Mexican-American leaders expressed discontent with the administration.
discontented
adjective us   /ˌdɪs·kənˈten·tɪd/
Discontented with her job, Cassandra often talked of leaving.
(Definition of discontent from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “discontent”
in Vietnamese sự không hài lòng…
in Spanish descontento, malestar…
in Malaysian ketidakpuasan hati…
in Thai ความไม่พอใจ…
in French mécontentement…
in German die Unzufriedenheit…
in Chinese (Traditional) 不滿, 不滿足…
in Russian недовольство…
in Turkish hoşnutsuzluk, memnuniyetsizlik…
in Chinese (Simplified) 不满, 不满足…
in Indonesian tidak puas…
in Polish niezadowolenie…
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