discontent noun definition in Unhappiness topic from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary


 noun: Unhappiness topic
[uncountable, countable] discontent (at/over/with something) a feeling of being unhappy because you are not satisfied with a particular situation; something that makes you have this feeling There is widespread discontent among the staff at the proposed changes to pay and conditions. (formal) There are a wide variety of popular discontents which need discussing.