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Old Ripper, a talkative, discontented man, stopped and ventured to enter on his grievances.
ELSTER'S FOLLYMRS. HENRY WOOD
God has apportioned to each their lot; and why should I feel envious and discontented, that the best lot did not fall to my share?
THE WORLD BEFORE THEMSUSANNA MOODIE
Eliza how discontented he has become with his nearest relatives, and even with his heirs.
THE 'CHARACTERS' OF JEAN DE LA BRUYREJEAN DE LA BRUYRE
In 1881, with other discontented generals, he assisted Sagasta in obtaining office.
ENCYCLOPAEDIA BRITANNICA, 11TH EDITION, VOLUME 5, SLICE 2VARIOUS
The gossip of the neighbourhood had been no doubt a good deal roused; and Daphne, it seemed, was discontented.
MARRIAGE LA MODEMRS. HUMPHRY WARD
Mr. Roebuck took the discontented inhabitants of the Mauritius under his protection.
THE HISTORY OF ENGLAND IN THREE VOLUMES, VOL.III.E. FARR AND E. H. NOLAN
They were discontented with themselves and with all around them, and looked upon all institutions as corrupt.
BEACON LIGHTS OF HISTORY, VOLUME IJOHN LORD
On being left alone, David and Marie exchanged discontented glances, for both felt that the first day had proved a failure.
THE SEVEN CARDINAL SINS: ENVY AND INDOLENCEEUGNE SUE
He is gone discontented into France, they say, to enter a monastery; and now she is coming back again to her house in Kingstreet.
DIARY OF SAMUEL PEPYS, COMPLETESAMUEL PEPYS
These are the days when the cattle become discontented with their pasture and begin to go on a rampage.
THE RED COW AND HER FRIENDSPETER MCARTHUR
SYNONYM OF THE DAY
OCTOBER 26, 1985
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WORDS RELATED TO DISCONTENTED

  • cantankerous
  • cross
  • crusty
  • discontented
  • grumbling
  • grumpy
  • ill-tempered
  • irascible
  • peevish
  • petulant
  • querulous
  • snappy
  • sulky
  • surly
  • testy
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