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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.
Once she became Queen, Victoria kept the Duchess of Kent at arm's length, while Conroy, after receiving a baronetcy, a payment of 3,000 [pounds sterling] per year and the Grand Cross of the Order of the Bath, was banished from the Queen's presence, though he continued, until 1839, to haunt Buckingham House like a malcontented fairy.
At the time of his arrival in the colony, Macquarie found a society that was fractious and malcontented.
Back then, neither rain, snow, malcontented critics or the Northridge Earthquake was enough to derail the juggernaut.
This is not to say that officers should screen out callers who question or even oppose specific departmental practices, but a live call-in show should not become a forum for malcontented citizens to bash the police department.
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.
Louscher's demeanor is hardly shrewish, but more that of a mildly malcontented soul who just wants to be left alone.
The imaginary Monstrous Races, may be defined as malformed, malcontented and misbehaving creatures believed to inhabit the periphery of the known world, primarily India, Ethiopia, and the far North.
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.