Discontent


Discontent
(Roget's Thesaurus)
<- N
PARAG:Discontent->N
GRP: \\ N \\ 1
Sgm: \\ N \\ 1 \\ discontent
discontent
discontentment
Sgm: \\ N \\ 1 \\ dissatisfaction
dissatisfaction
Sgm: \\ N \\ 1 \\ dissent
dissent
&c. 489
GRP: \\ N \\ 2
Sgm: \\ N \\ 2 \\ disappointment
disappointment
mortification
Sgm: \\ N \\ 2 \\ cold comfort
cold comfort
Sgm: \\ N \\ 2 \\ regret
regret
&c. 833
Sgm: \\ N \\ 2 \\ repining
repining
taking on
&c.->V.
Sgm: \\ N \\ 2 \\ heart-burning
heart-burning
heart-grief
Sgm: \\ N \\ 2 \\ querulousness
querulousness
&c.(lamentation) 839
Sgm: \\ N \\ 2 \\ hypercriticism
hypercriticism
GRP: \\ N \\ 3
Sgm: \\ N \\ 3 \\ inquietude
inquietude
vexation of spirit
soreness
GRP: \\ N \\ 4
Sgm: \\ N \\ 4 \\ malcontent
malcontent
grumbler
growler
croaker
laudator temporis acti
Sgm: \\ N \\ 4 \\ censurer
censurer
complainer
fault-finder
murmerer
GRP: \\ N \\ 5
Sgm: \\ N \\ 5 \\ cave of Adullam
cave of Adullam
indignation meeting
=>winter of our discontent
winter of our discontent
=>(Henry VI)
PARAG:Discontent->V
GRP: \\ V \\ 1
Sgm: \\ V \\ 1 \\ be discontented
be discontented
&c.->Adj.
Sgm: \\ V \\ 1 \\ quarrel with one's bread and butter
quarrel with one's bread and butter
Sgm: \\ V \\ 1 \\ repine
repine
Sgm: \\ V \\ 1 \\ regret
regret
&c. 833
Sgm: \\ V \\ 1 \\ wish one at the bottom of the Red Sea
wish one at the bottom of the Red Sea
Sgm: \\ V \\ 1 \\ take on
take on
take to heart
Sgm: \\ V \\ 1 \\ shrug the shoulders
shrug the shoulders
Sgm: \\ V \\ 1 \\ make a wry face
make a wry face
pull a long face
Sgm: \\ V \\ 1 \\ knit one's brows
knit one's brows
Sgm: \\ V \\ 1 \\ look blue
look blue
look black
look black as thunder
look blank
look glum
GRP: \\ V \\ 2
Sgm: \\ V \\ 2 \\ take in bad part
take in bad part
take ill
Sgm: \\ V \\ 2 \\ fret
fret
chafe
make a piece of work
Sgm: \\ V \\ 2 \\ grumble
grumble
croak
Sgm: \\ V \\ 2 \\ lament
lament
&c. 839
GRP: \\ V \\ 3
Sgm: \\ V \\ 3 \\ cause discontent
cause discontent
&c.->N.
Sgm: \\ V \\ 3 \\ dissatisfy
dissatisfy
disappoint
mortify
put out
disconcert
Sgm: \\ V \\ 3 \\ cut up
cut up
Sgm: \\ V \\ 3 \\ dishearten
dishearten
PARAG:Discontent->Adj
GRP: \\ Adj \\ 1
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 1 \\ discontented
discontented
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 1 \\ dissatisfied
dissatisfied
&c.->V.
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 1 \\ unsatisfied
unsatisfied
ungratified
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 1 \\ dissident
dissident
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 1 \\ dissentient
dissentient
&c. 489
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 1 \\ malcontent
malcontent
exigent
exacting
hypercritical
GRP: \\ Adj \\ 2
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 2 \\ repining
repining
&c.->V.
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 2 \\ regretful
regretful
&c. 833
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 2 \\ down in the mouth
down in the mouth
&c.(dejected) 837
GRP: \\ Adj \\ 3
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 3 \\ in high dudgeon
in high dudgeon
in a fume
in the sulks
in the dumps
in bad humor
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 3 \\ glum
glum
sulky
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 3 \\ sour as a crab
sour as a crab
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 3 \\ soured
soured
sore
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 3 \\ out of humor
out of humor
out of temper
GRP: \\ Adj \\ 4
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 4 \\ disappointing
disappointing
&c.->V.
Sgm: \\ Adj \\ 4 \\ unsatisfactory
unsatisfactory
PARAG:Discontent->Int
GRP: \\ Int \\ 1
Sgm: \\ Int \\ 1 \\ so much the worse
so much the worse
=>!

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