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Word: malcontent

Definition: person dissatisfied with existing state of affairs; discontented person; ADJ: discontented


Sentences Containing 'malcontent'

"Mr. Malcontent" is based on the character played by Daniel Day-Lewis in "My Beautiful Laundrette" and is about someone who would rather waste time than face the world.
Her theatre credits include "The Bitter Tears of Petra von Kant" and "The Island Princess", "Eastward Ho" and "The Malcontent", with the Royal Shakespeare Company.

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