Example sentences for: discontent

How can you use “discontent” in a sentence? Here are some example sentences to help you improve your vocabulary:

  • Continue over to the King’s Bastion, the military barracks where living conditions show the kind of stark contrast that nurtured enough discontent to cause a mutiny in that year of 1744.

  • Discontent with the living conditions in East Berlin first erupted into open revolt on 17 June 1953.

  • Asahi Shimbun added that if Japan had tried to resolve these problems a little at a time, "those who felt themselves victimized by Japan might have felt at least somewhat mollified"; but that "with the passing of time while we do nothing, however, discontent and ill will can coalesce into bitter enmity."

  • Bernbach and his colleagues had discovered, as Frank puts it, "the magic cultural formula by which the life of consumerism could be extended indefinitely, running forever on the discontent that it had itself produced."

  • Yesterday's WP ran a story on the current political turmoil in Zimbabwe under the headline "Winter of Discontent."


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