Vocabulary Builder

Vocabulary Builder

    Improve Your Writing

  • Boost your vocabulary
  • See words in the context of real sentences
  • Learn by association and by definition
  • Master a new lexicon!

Get Started Below

Vocabulary Word

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.

More Vocab Words

::: debar - bar; forbid; exclude; Ex. debarred from jury services
::: haunt - (of a spirit) visit (a place); come to mind continually; visit (a place) regularly; frequent; Ex. haunted house; Ex. haunted by his last words; N: place much frequented
::: enigma - puzzle; mystery; ADJ. enigmatic: obscure; puzzling
::: heedless - not noticing; disregarding
::: discompose - disturb the composure of; confuse
::: procrastinate - postpone; delay or put off
::: vicissitude - change (esp. from good to bad); change of fortune; CF. the last emperor of China
::: eschew - avoid habitually; Ex. eschew alcoholic drinks
::: enunciate - announce; proclaim; utter or speak, especially distinctly; pronounce clearly; articulate; Ex. This theory was first enunciated by him.
::: reprehensible - deserving blame; blameworthy; V. reprehend: blame