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Meaning of MALCONTENT

Pronunciation:  'malkun`tent

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. [n]  a person who is discontented or disgusted
  2. [adj]  discontented as toward authority
 

MALCONTENT is a 10 letter word that starts with M.

 

 Synonyms: disaffected, discontent(p), discontented, ill-affected, rebellious
 
 See Also: human, individual, mortal, person, somebody, someone, soul

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. \Mal"con*tent`\, a. [F., fr. mal ill + content. See
    {Malice}, {Content}.]
    discontented; uneasy; dissatisfied; especially, dissatisfied
    with the government. [Written also {malecontent}.]
    
          The famous malcontent earl of Leicester. --Milner.
    
    
  2. \Mal"con*tent`\, n. [F. malcontent.]
    One who discontented; especially, a discontented subject of a
    government; one who express his discontent by words or overt
    acts. --Spenser. Berkeley.
    
    
 
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