Displeased vs Discontented - What's the difference?
As a verb displeased
As an adjective discontented is
experiencing discontent, dissatisfaction.
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.
Experiencing discontent, dissatisfaction.
Of or pertaining to discontent.
- After her injury, Alice was a discontented woman.
* 1912 , :
- He lived a discontented life.
- Clara, like many self-willed and discontented persons, was really very apt, without knowing it, to do as other people told her, and to let her destiny be decided for her by intelligences much below her own.