- not satisfied or content with currently prevailing conditions or circumstances.
- dissatisfied with the existing government, administration, system, etc.
- a malcontent person, especially one who is chronically discontented or dissatisfied.
Origin of malcontent
Synonyms for malcontent
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- disgusted or discontented
- a person who is malcontent
Word Origin for malcontent
C16: from Old French
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