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 discontented 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 is a person who actively challenges an established political or religious system, doctrine, belief, policy, or institution. In a religious...
- the French Wars of Religion. In the conflict between Henry III and the Malcontents, she took the side of Francis, Duke of Anjou, her younger brother, and...
- whose eroticism led to his arrest. James Boswell called him "a sly, old malcontent". John Cleland was the eldest son of the Scot William Cleland (1673/1674–1741)...
- buff-captain, the sallow-westphalian gammon-faced zaza cries" in The Malcontent. In 1622, John Taylor wrote "Where many a warlike Horse & many a Nagge...
- directly elected by universal suffrage. This reform was a result of great malcontent with the old Estates, which, following the changes brought by the beginnings...
- instead sells a wild conspiracy fantasy with something to offer every malcontent and paranoid on the planet." Goldberg, Mic****e (October 7, 2009). "Truther...