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synonyms for discontent

  • displeasure
  • regret
  • restlessness
  • uneasiness
  • unhappiness
  • depression
  • discontentment
  • envy
  • fretfulness
  • vexation
See also synonyms for: discontented / discontenting
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antonyms for discontent

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  • calm
  • contentedness
  • happiness
  • satisfaction
  • easiness
  • patience
  • pleasure
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How to use discontent in a sentence

The United States, like many countries around the world, seems to have entered a period of broad and deep discontent.
DOES ANYONE REALLY KNOW WHAT SOCIALISM IS? (EP. 408 REBROADCAST)STEPHEN J. DUBNERSEPTEMBER 17, 2020FREAKONOMICS
Foreign actors, from Russia to China, can take advantage of social unrest, the digital age and human psychology to stir discontent — and potentially affect elections.
THE AMERICAN FRINGES GO MAINSTREAMNICK FOURIEZOSSEPTEMBER 6, 2020OZY
The US has been brought to this point by a long-term legitimacy crisis of the American elite, accompanied by rising levels of mass discontent and coercive state responses.
GEORGE FLOYD PROTESTS SHOW HOW THE US HAS RETREATED FROM ITS POSITION AS A WORLD LEADERLGBTQ-EDITORJUNE 9, 2020NO STRAIGHT NEWS
Now that he’s facing re-election, his Democratic opponents are trying to direct the discontent in their direction, with some of them calling to fundamentally remake the American economy.
DOES ANYONE REALLY KNOW WHAT SOCIALISM IS? (EP. 408)STEPHEN J. DUBNERMARCH 5, 2020FREAKONOMICS
Much of this discontent is related to economic issues — some of them specific, like wage stagnation and the spike in healthcare and college costs.
DOES ANYONE REALLY KNOW WHAT SOCIALISM IS? (EP. 408)STEPHEN J. DUBNERMARCH 5, 2020FREAKONOMICS
The seed of discontent was again germinating under the duplicity of the Spanish lay and clerical authorities.
THE PHILIPPINE ISLANDSJOHN FOREMAN
The new forces controlled by mankind have been powerless as yet to remove want and destitution, hard work and social discontent.
THE UNSOLVED RIDDLE OF SOCIAL JUSTICESTEPHEN LEACOCK
Discontent was so widespread that the new general at once ordered all troops, save some three thousand, to leave the capital.
NAPOLEON'S MARSHALSR. P. DUNN-PATTISON
The vision itself is an outcome of that divine discontent which raises man above his environment.
THE UNSOLVED RIDDLE OF SOCIAL JUSTICESTEPHEN LEACOCK
Lannes secretly informed Bonaparte of the plans of those who led the discontent, and, in the words of Murat, "sold the cocoanut."
NAPOLEON'S MARSHALSR. P. DUNN-PATTISON
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WORDS RELATED TO DISCONTENT

  • anger
  • discontent
  • displeasure
  • distress
  • exasperation
  • frustration
  • indignation
  • irascibility
  • irritation
  • pique
  • unhappiness
  • vexation
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.