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1984 (Nineteen Eighty-Four) by Orwell
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contented
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1984 (Nineteen Eighty-Four) by Orwell
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  • And even when they became discontented, as they sometimes did, their discontent led nowhere, because being without general ideas, they could only focus it on petty specific grievances.
  • And even when they became discontented, as they sometimes did, their discontent led nowhere, because being without general ideas, they could only focus it on petty specific grievances.
  • Either it is conquered from without, or it governs so inefficiently that the masses are stirred to revolt, or it allows a strong and discontented Middle group to come into being, or it loses its own self-confidence and willingness to govern.
  • The most gifted among them, who might possibly become nuclei of discontent, are simply marked down by the Thought Police and eliminated.
  • The recurrent economic crises of past times were totally unnecessary and are not now permitted to happen, but other and equally large dislocations can and do happen without having political results, because there is no way in which discontent can become articulate.
  • The discontents produced by his bare, unsatisfying life are deliberately turned outwards and dissipated by such devices as the Two Minutes Hate, and the speculations which might possibly induce a sceptical or rebellious attitude are killed in advance by his early acquired inner discipline.

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  • She grew more contented with age.
  • It’s hard to get her to consider a change because she is so contented with the way things are.

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