Displeased vs Discontent - What's the difference?

displeased | discontent |

As verbs the difference between displeased and discontent

is that displeased is (displease) while discontent is to deprive of contentment; to make uneasy; to dissatisfy.

As a noun discontent is


As an adjective discontent is

not content; discontented; dissatisfied.

Other Comparisons: What's the difference?




  • (displease)

  • displease



  • To make not pleased; to excite a feeling of disapprobation or dislike in; to be disagreeable to; to offend; to vex; -- often followed by with'' or ''at . It usually expresses less than to anger, vex, irritate, or provoke.
  • The boy's rudeness displeased me.
  • * Bible, Psalms lxxxv. 5 (Book of Common Prayer)
  • Wilt thou be displeased at us forever?
  • To fail to satisfy; to miss of.
  • * Beaumont and Fletcher
  • I shall displease my ends else.
  • To give displeasure or offense.
  • Synonyms

    * (l)


    * please

    See also

    * offend * disgust * vex * annoy * dissatisfy * chafe * anger * provoke * affront




    (en noun)
  • Dissatisfaction.
  • A longing for better times or circumstances.
  • * "Now is the winter of our discontent Made glorious summer by this son of York" Richard III, Act 1, Scene I Shakespeare
  • A discontented person. (see also malcontent ).
  • Verb

    (en verb)
  • To deprive of contentment; to make uneasy; to dissatisfy.
  • Adjective

    (en adjective)
  • Not content; discontented; dissatisfied.
  • (Jeremy Taylor)
  • * Bunyan
  • Passion seemed to be much discontent , but Patience was very quiet.