Definition of Malcontent. Meaning of Malcontent. Synonyms of Malcontent

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Definition of Malcontent

Malcontent
Malcontent 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.
Malcontent
Malcontent 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.

Meaning of Malcontent from wikipedia

- The malcontent is a character type that often appeared in early modern drama. The character is discontent with the social structure and other characters...
- The Malcontent is an early Jacobean stage play written by the dramatist and satirist John Marston ca. 1603. The play was one of Marston's most successful...
- The Malcontents were a faction of gentlemen in the Fifth French War of Religion (1574–1576). It opposed the policy of Henry of Valois, duc d'Anjou, who...
- A malcontent is an early modern dramatic character type. Malcontent(s) may also refer to: The Malcontent, a stage play by John Marston c.1603 Malcontents...
- A dissident, broadly defined, is a person who actively challenges an established doctrine, policy, or institution. In a religious context, the word has...
- Tears of Petra von Kant and The Island Princess, Eastward Ho and The Malcontent, with the Royal Shakespeare Company. Kingston, Victoria. "Jamie Glover:...
- It was, in this view, a movement of country parsons and small-town malcontents who were out of step with the dynamism of twentieth-century urban America...
- charges "nothing more than a rehash of complaints by a couple of planted malcontents." Trump denied the charges. Rupert Murdoch was a client, and Cohn repeatedly...
- unfounded that the former troops to join the club included misfits and malcontents. The website also notes that the name was first suggested by an ****ociate...
- between love and exasperation; it cannot be easy to live with this sullen malcontent, whose face lights up only when he sees his baby sister". 8 Mile was a...
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