Part of speech: verb

To dissatisfy.

Part of speech: noun

Lack of content; dissatisfaction; uneasiness. discontentment.

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Usage examples "discontent":

  1. " This country can never be in danger from discontent with our government, for it's what the majority want it to be, or if not, it is made so at the next election. - "The Honorable Peter Stirling and What People Thought of Him", Paul Leicester Ford.
  2. The constant aim of men in talking to each other, in writing for newspapers, even in writing novels, should be to arouse discontent. - "Editorials-from-the-Hearst-Newspapers", Brisbane, Arthur.
  3. " Aw, I just came over after more orders; hope they send somebody else over there, if they want any more repping done," Happy Jack said, in his customary tone of discontent with circumstances. - "The Happy Family", Bertha Muzzy Bower.