verb (used with object)
BEAT THE DOLDRUMS WITH THIS WORD OF THE DAY QUIZ!
synonym study for discontent
OTHER WORDS FROM discontentpre·dis·con·tent, nounpre·dis·con·tent·ment, noun
Words nearby discontent
Example sentences from the Web for discontent
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. Dubner|September 17, 2020|Freakonomics
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 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 Leader|LGBTQ-Editor|June 9, 2020|No 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.
Much of this discontent is related to economic issues — some of them specific, like wage stagnation and the spike in healthcare and college costs.
Almost from the beginning, there have been rumblings of discontent about Pope Francis.Is the Pope Catholic? Critics Rally Around Benedict As Talk of Schism Looms|Candida Moss, Joel Baden|November 2, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Discontent with life led to complete recklessness on the battlefield.
His new documentary, A Cinema of Discontent, is about film censorship in Iran.
More ominously, there is a rising tide of discontent that threatens to turn the streets into war zones.Brazil’s World Cup Is An Expensive, Exploitative Nightmare|Vac Verikaitis|May 30, 2014|DAILY BEAST
An accusation of witchcraft is vague enough to serve as a kind of catchall for discontent.Will Saudi Arabia Execute Guest Workers for 'Witchcraft'?|Michael Schulson|March 29, 2014|DAILY BEAST
The feeling of nationality has played a very subordinate part in fomenting or keeping alive Irish discontent.England's Case Against Home Rule|Albert Venn Dicey
The economists said that the causes of discontent were the Corn Laws and the other taxes on food.The Earl of Beaconsfield|James Anthony Froude
I was a confirmed grumbler, too; but he never let me indulge my discontent.Through Three Campaigns|G. A. Henty
Immediately he saw the frown of the artist's discontent with her work clouding her face.The Hills of Desire|Richard Aumerle Maher
As for their followers, all the discontent and doubt had given way to an implicit faith.The Magnificent Adventure|Emerson Hough