- Discontent is defined as a feeling of not being satisfied or a desire for something else.
An example of discontent is the reason a protestor decides to speak out on an issue.
Origin: Middle English
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- a. Absence of contentment; dissatisfaction.b. A restless longing for better circumstances.
- One who is discontented.
- disˌcon·tentˈment noun