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Definition of Discontent


  1. Not content; discontented; dissatisfied.
  2. To deprive of content; to make uneasy; to dissatisfy.
  3. Want of content; uneasiness and inquietude of mind; dissatisfaction; disquiet.
  4. A discontented person; a malcontent.

Discontent Quotations

I believe that curiosity, wonder and passion are defining qualities of imaginative minds and great teachers; that restlessness and discontent are vital things; and that intense experience and suffering instruct us in ways that less intense emotions can never do.
Kay Redfield Jamison

Persuade thyself that imperfection and inconvenience are the natural lot of mortals, and there will be no room for discontent, neither for despair.
Ieyasu Tokugawa

Dogs are our link to paradise. They don't know evil or jealousy or discontent.
Milan Kundera

For a successful revolution it is not enough that there is discontent. What is required is a profound and thorough conviction of the justice, necessity and importance of political and social rights.
B. R. Ambedkar

When you are discontent, you always want more, more, more. Your desire can never be satisfied. But when you practice contentment, you can say to yourself, 'Oh yes - I already have everything that I really need.'
Dalai Lama
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Discontent Translations

discontent in German is unzufrieden, Unzufriedenheit
discontent in Italian is malcontento
discontent in Spanish is disgustado
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