Sentence Examples


  • All this soon provoked discontent among the educated classes.
  • Held in check the discontent of their own subjects.
  • But the discontent of the Janissaries led to his dismissal and death in 1643.
  • Yet, despite the discontent seething in many quarters, France responded to his appeal for troops; but she did so mechanically and without hope.
  • After a peaceful period of a quarter of a century the Armenian subjects of Russia in Transcaucasia were filled with bitterness and discontent by the confiscation of the properties of their national (Gregorian) church by the Russian treasury.