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Pronunciation:  'malkun`tent

WordNet Dictionary
  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
  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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