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malcontent

[mal-kuhn-tent]
adjective
1.
not satisfied or content with currently prevailing conditions or circumstances.
2.
dissatisfied with the existing government, administration, system, etc.
noun
3.
a malcontent person, especially one who is chronically discontented or dissatisfied.

Origin:
1575–85; < Middle French, Old French; see mal-, content2

malcontentedly, adverb
malcontentedness, noun


3. grumbler, complainer, faultfinder.
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malcontent (ˈmælkənˌtɛnt)
 
adj
1.  disgusted or discontented
 
n
2.  a person who is malcontent
 
[C16: from Old French]

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malcontent
1581, from Fr., from O.Fr. malcontent, from mal- (q.v.) + content. The adj. is attested from 1586.
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