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discontent

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishdiscontentdis‧con‧tent /ˌdɪskənˈtent/ (also discontentment /-ˈtentmənt/) noun [uncountable] 🔊 🔊 SATISFIED#a feeling of being unhappy and not satisfied with the situation you are in opp contentmentdiscontent with 🔊 Discontent with the current government is strong.discontent at/over 🔊 There is widespread discontent at the quality of education. 🔊 Perhaps she sensed my growing discontent.
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discontentOver the next two years the protest movement, a mixture of genuine discontent, sincere concern and self-indulgence, petered out.The human suffering makes it harder to justify the embargo and creates growing discontent in the region.His discontent is no small matter.It would seem that one source of industrial discontent in the modern world is the structure and content of work itself.The consequence is to be seen in a rise of mass discontent in the main industrial countries.If they are correct, welfare costs and political discontent could escalate.They focused popular discontent over the double-standard and the complicity of aristocratic men in child prostitution.The discontent of the monarchists and Falangists was as nothing by comparison with the rage felt by the regime's left-wing opponents.growing discontentThe human suffering makes it harder to justify the embargo and creates growing discontent in the region.Perhaps she sensed my growing discontent and was frightened of appearing to gloat.It seemed certain to boost his reputation as a survivor and to stifle growing discontent with his autocratic leadership.
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