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Word: malcontent

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


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::: archetype - prototype; primitive pattern
::: precipitate - hurl downward; throw headlong; hasten; cause to happen sooner; condense and fall as rain or snow; cause (a solid substance) to be separated from a solution; ADJ. hasty; rash; premature; sudden
::: quorum - minimal number of members necessary to conduct a meeting
::: carnivorous - meat-eating; N. carnivore; CF. herbivore
::: indignity - treatment or situation that causes shame or loss of dignity, respect; offensive or insulting treatment; humiliating or degrading treatment; Ex. I suffered the indignity of having to say that in front of them.
::: esoteric - hard to understand; known only to the chosen few, esp. initiates; N. esoterica
::: mercantile - concerning trade or merchants
::: pessimism - belief that life is basically bad or evil; gloominess; tendency to take the gloomiest possible view of a situation; ADJ. pessimistic
::: obsessive - related to thinking about something constantly; of an obsession; preoccupying; N. obsession: compulsive preoccupation with a fixed idea; compulsive idea; V. obsess: preoccupy the mind of excessively
::: mercurial - capricious; quick and changing; fickle; containing the element mercury; Ex. mercurial temper; CF. mood