Curmudgeon and Malcontent


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Curmudgeon noun – An irritable and complaining person.
Usage example: only a curmudgeon would object to the nursing home's holiday decorations

Malcontent and curmudgeon are semantically related. in grouch topic. In some cases you can use "Malcontent" instead a noun "Curmudgeon", when it comes to topics like grump, person who complains a lot, cranky person.
Nearby Word: curmudgeonly
Synonyms for Curmudgeon


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Malcontent noun – A person who is discontented or disgusted.
Curmudgeon and malcontent are semantically related. Sometimes you can use "Curmudgeon" instead a noun "Malcontent".
Synonyms for Malcontent

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bitter bitter curmudgeon bitter malcontent
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Malcontent and Curmudgeon. (2016). Retrieved 2022, January 21, from
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Malcontent or Curmudgeon. 2016. Accessed January 21, 2022.

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