discontentment

[ UK /dˌɪskəntˈɛntmənt/ ]
NOUN
  1. a longing for something better than the present situation
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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
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