As verbs the difference between displeased and discontent
is that displeased
) 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?
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.
* Bible, Psalms lxxxv. 5 (Book of Common Prayer)
- The boy's rudeness displeased me.
To fail to satisfy; to miss of.
* Beaumont and Fletcher
- Wilt thou be displeased at us forever?
To give displeasure or offense.
- I shall displease my ends else.
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 ).
To deprive of contentment; to make uneasy; to dissatisfy.
Not content; discontented; dissatisfied.
- (Jeremy Taylor)
- Passion seemed to be much discontent , but Patience was very quiet.