[ UK /dˌɪskəntˈɛntmənt/ ]
- a longing for something better than the present situation
How To Use discontentment In A Sentence
- But the mood has been building for several years, diffused through a host of single issue campaigns, through numerous signs of dissent and discontentment.
- Increase the number of positive responses to your requests and reduce volunteer burnout and discontentment by assigning a specific term length to each position or task.
- The first alternative is a shortcut to insolvency, the second, a recipe for discontentment and civil unrest.
- Not that this means we must settle for mutual discontentment. Times, Sunday Times
- Envy is defined as discontentment with one's lot and a desire for the attributes or possessions of another person.
- In an attempt to rechannel my immediate discontentment with her tax returns, I will give her credit for supporting her husband in the face of the nightmare that is those cherished extremist evangelical preacher/Gods. Cindy McCain releases 2006 tax returns
- Such an autocratic style of leading a family leads to repression and suppression giving rise to feelings of discontentment and unhappiness.
- It found a crack of discontentment and niggled away at it, and in the sleepy village of Worsthorne, three miles from the deprived and run-down central housing estates of Burnley, it found a response.
- Content makes poor men rich; discontentment makes rich men poor. Benjamin Franklin
- They are also nefarious because they add to our own discontentment. Times, Sunday Times