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malcontent

noun agitator, anarchist, ardent chammion of change, brawler, caviler, censurer, complainant, complainer, critic, crusader, demonstrator, detractor, diehard, disputer, dissenter, dissentient, dissident, extremist, fanatic, faultfinder, fighter, fretter, griper, grumbler, heretic, homo rerum novarum cupidus, instigator, insubordinate, insurgent, insurrectionist, kicker, mutineer, nihilist, nonconformist, noncooperator, objector, obstructionist, petitioner, political agitator, protester, rabble-rouser, radical, reactionary, reactionist, rebel, recusant, reformer, renegade, repiner, resister, revolter, revolutionary, revolutionist, rioter, seditionary, seditionist, traitor, troublemaker, whiner, wrangler
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Malcontented motorists use their cars for almost everything,but do not enjoy driving and are constantly frustrated by congestion.
Concerned about environmental issues, a malcontented motorist feels guilty using the car unnecessarily.
5), against whose effects the activities of democrats and other radicals were at best the disruptions of a malcontented intelligentsia lacking genuine popular support, and at worst the spectre of a generalized unrest that gave the pretext to repression.
This reinstates an older and unsatisfactory view of nineteenth-century political history, in which a state-driven process of modernization incidentally generated a poorly integrated and malcontented intelligentsia, whose access to the Enlightenment gave them the materials of a variously constructed oppositional philosophy, a utopia of discontent.
The fiction winner, Then We Came to the End, is Joshua Ferris' debut novel, the tale of a group of malcontented employees at a declining Chicago ad agency.
cB lct Germany has tried several times to ban the biggest legal far-right party, the NPD, but as long as the country remains two societies - the richer west and the far poorer east - the ultra-right will continue to prey on the disadvantaged and malcontented.
Louscher's demeanor is hardly shrewish, but more that of a mildly malcontented soul who just wants to be left alone.
The story of a declining advertising agency and its malcontented denizens, Ferris' characters are so realistic, readers will think he's been spying on the antics at their own offices.