Unease vs Discontent - What's the difference?

unease | discontent |


As nouns the difference between unease and discontent

is that unease is a feeling of disquiet or concern while discontent is dissatisfaction.

As a verb discontent is

to deprive of contentment; to make uneasy; to dissatisfy.

As an adjective discontent is

not content; discontented; dissatisfied.

unease

English

Noun

(-)
  • A feeling of disquiet or concern.
  • Synonyms

    * uneasiness

    discontent

    English

    Noun

    (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.