Definition of Discontentedness

1. Noun. A longing for something better than the present situation.

Exact synonyms: Discontent, Discontentment
Generic synonyms: Hungriness, Longing, Yearning
Specialized synonyms: Disgruntlement, Dysphoria, Dissatisfaction
Derivative terms: Discontent, Discontent, Discontented, Discontent
Antonyms: Contentment



Definition of Discontentedness

1. Noun. The state or quality of being discontented. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Discontentedness

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Literary usage of Discontentedness

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1. The British Essayists edited by Alexander Chalmers (1808)
"My greatest quarrel with discontentedness is on the account of its base submission to the dictates and decrees of other men. We are in general dissatisfied ..."

2. Life and Writings of Juán de Valdés: Otherwise Valdesso, Spanish Reformer in by Juan de Valdés, (, Benjamin Barron Wiffen (1865)
"And this discontentedness with the present life only, is, as I understand it, a great sign by which a man may be able to assure himself of his piety and of ..."

3. Visions: Sunday Morning Sermons at St. Bartholomew's, New York by David Hummell Greer (1898)
"... is becoming formidable and threatening to the stability of our modern society. Ah, if they only knew of that other discontentedness, deeper, greater, ..."

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