verb (used with object)
Related formspre·dis·con·tent, nounpre·dis·con·tent·ment, noun
Examples from the Web for discontent
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