Definition of malcontent :
1. discontented; uneasy; dissatisfied; especially, dissatisfied with the government.
2. One who discontented; especially, a discontented subject of a government; one who express his discontent by words or overt acts.
disobedient (part of speech: adjective)
discontent (part of speech: adjective)
cheerless, disgruntled, discontent, gloomy, cross, anxious, dissident, wretched, irreconcilable, fed up, joyless, ungratified, discomposed, exasperated, despondent, displeased, teed off, frustrated, sour, disapproving, non-satisfied, anguished, irritated, restless, uncomfortable, unhappy, uneasy, bored, miserable, ticked off, disquieted, dissatisfied
- Polykrates saw in Cambyses' proposal a favorable opportunity of getting rid of all the citizens who were discontented with his government, manned forty triremes with eight thousand malcontent Samians, and sent them to the Persians with the request that not one might be allowed to return home. - "An Egyptian Princess, Volume 9.", Georg Ebers.
- The first I caught was sidling through the postern Close by the Cave of Pan: the next hoisting herself With rope and pulley down: a third on the point Of slipping past: while a fourth malcontent, seated For instant flight to visit Orsilochus On bird- back, I dragged off by the hair in time.... - "Lysistrata", Aristophanes Commentator: Jack Lindsay.
- The four plays may be said to constitute a new species whose differences from the old type seem clearly unconnected with Shakespeare's " Hamlet" but directly traceable to Marston's plays, especially his " Malcontent." - "Tragedy", Ashley H. Thorndike.