Example sentences for: discontents

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

  • Kosher and its discontents, Babe, "Got Milk?"

  • Fincher and his screenwriter, Jim Uhls, seem to think they've broken new ground in Fight Club , that their metaphor for our discontents hits harder than anyone else's.

  • Freud's Civilization and Its Discontents suggests an answer: as civilization “progresses,” it removes itself further and further from harshness and crude emotions.

  • We turn now to page 56 of Robert Samuelson's 1995 book The Good Life and Its Discontents . Samuelson, here and throughout the book, argues that money doesn't buy happiness.

  • He has published half a dozen books on the plight of the Palestinians, including The Question of Palestine (1979), After the Last Sky (1986), and Peace and Its Discontents (1995), a scathing critique of the Oslo peace accords, which Said calls "the Palestinian Versailles."


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