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tr.v. dis·grun·tled, dis·grun·tling, dis·grun·tles
To make discontented.

[dis- + gruntle, to grumble (from Middle English gruntelen, frequentative of grunten, to grunt; see grunt).]

dis·grun′tle·ment n.
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Noun1.disgruntlement - a feeling of sulky discontent
discontent, discontentedness, discontentment - a longing for something better than the present situation
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Unhappiness caused by the failure of one's hopes, desires, or expectations:
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nVerstimmung f
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