Discontent vs Ingratitude - What's the difference?

discontent | ingratitude |


As nouns the difference between discontent and ingratitude

is that discontent is dissatisfaction while ingratitude is a lack or absence of gratitude; thanklessness.

As a verb discontent

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

As an adjective discontent

is not content; discontented; dissatisfied.

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.

    ingratitude

    English

    Noun

    (-)
  • A lack or absence of gratitude; thanklessness.
  • * {{quote-book, year=1905, author=
  • , title= , chapter=1 citation , passage=“Mrs. Yule's chagrin and horror at what she called her son's base ingratitude knew no bounds ; at first it was even thought that she would never get over it. […]”}}
  • * 1966 , Age & Scarpelli, Sergio Leone, and Luciano Vincenzoni (writers), Sergio Leone (director), Clint Eastwood (actor), (movie), Produzioni Europee Associati:
  • Blondie: Tut, tut. Such ingratitude after all the times I saved your life.

    Antonyms

    * gratitude