[dis-kuh n-ten-tid]

Origin of discontented

First recorded in 1485–95; discontent + -ed2
Related formsdis·con·tent·ed·ly, adverbdis·con·tent·ed·ness, nounpre·dis·con·tent·ed, adjectiveself-dis·con·tent·ed, adjective
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Examples from the Web for discontentedly

Historical Examples of discontentedly

  • “It is a pity there is no timber anywhere,” said Howell, discontentedly.

    The Boy Settlers

    Noah Brooks

  • "I shouldn't think you would have let him make a visit," said Tom, discontentedly.

    The Cash Boy

    Horatio Alger Jr.

  • "She could not possibly have got so far as this before the attack was made," he said discontentedly.

    The Crooked House

    Brandon Fleming

  • It beat me, in its delicate bossing, and I had to leave it, discontentedly enough.

  • "I wish, anyway, you wouldn't stick at it so closely," he said discontentedly.

    Marriage la mode

    Mrs. Humphry Ward