WordReference Random House Learner's Dictionary of American English © 2015
mal•con•tent /ˌmælkənˈtɛnt/USA pronunciation   adj. 
  1. not satisfied with current conditions.

n. [countable]
  • a malcontent person.

  • WordReference Random House Unabridged Dictionary of American English © 2015
    mal•con•tent  (mal′kən tent), 
    1. not satisfied or content with currently prevailing conditions or circumstances.
    2. dissatisfied with the existing government, administration, system, etc.

  • a malcontent person, esp. one who is chronically discontented or dissatisfied.
  • Etymology:
    • Middle French, Old French; see mal-, content2
    • 1575–85
    mal′con•tented•ly, adv. 
    mal′con•tented•ness, n. 
    3. grumbler, complainer, faultfinder.

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    malcontent /ˈmælkənˌtɛnt/ adj
    1. disgusted or discontented
    1. a person who is malcontent
    Etymology: 16th Century: from Old French

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