dissatisfied

  • 1 dissatisfied — dissatisfied, unsatisfied There is a subtle but significant difference in the use of these two denials of satisfaction, and this corresponds to the differing force of the prefixes dis and un . To be dissatisfied is to feel or show positive… …

    Modern English usage

  • 2 dissatisfied — adj. in a state of sulky dissatisfaction. Syn: disgruntled. [WordNet 1.5] …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 3 dissatisfied — index disappointed, dissident, jealous, querulous Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …

    Law dictionary

  • 4 dissatisfied — [adj] discontented, unhappy annoyed, begrudging, bothered, complaining, crabby*, critical, disaffected, disappointed, disgruntled, displeased, ennuied, envious, faultfinding, fed up*, fretful, fretting, frustrated, griping, grudging, grumbling,… …

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  • 5 dissatisfied — ► ADJECTIVE ▪ not content or happy …

    English terms dictionary

  • 6 dissatisfied — [dis′sat′is fīd΄, dissat′is fīd΄] adj. 1. not satisfied; displeased 2. showing dissatisfaction …

    English World dictionary

  • 7 dissatisfied — adj. VERBS ▪ be, feel ▪ become, grow ▪ remain ▪ leave sb ▪ Many people will be left dissatisfie …

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  • 8 dissatisfied — [[t]dɪ̱ssæ̱tɪsfaɪd[/t]] ADJ GRADED: oft ADJ with n If you are dissatisfied with something, you are not contented or pleased with it. 82% of voters are dissatisfied with the way their country is being governed... Dissatisfied customers can return… …

    English dictionary

  • 9 Dissatisfied — Dissatisfy Dis*sat is*fy, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Dissatisfied}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Dissatisfying}.] To render unsatisfied or discontented; to excite uneasiness in by frustrating wishes or expectations; to displease by the want of something requisite; …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 10 dissatisfied — dis|sat|is|fied [dıˈsætısfaıd, dısˈsæ ] adj not satisfied because something is not as good as you had expected ≠ ↑satisfied ▪ dissatisfied clients dissatisfied with ▪ If you are dissatisfied with this product, please return it …

    Dictionary of contemporary English

  • 11 dissatisfied — adjective Date: circa 1630 expressing or showing lack of satisfaction ; not pleased or satisfied < dissatisfied customers > < dissatisfied with his response > …

    New Collegiate Dictionary

  • 12 dissatisfied — dis|sat|is|fied [ dıs sætıs,faıd ] adjective * annoyed because something is not as good as you expected it to be: dissatisfied with: He had been feeling very dissatisfied with his life in recent months …

    Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • 13 dissatisfied */ — UK [dɪsˈsætɪsfaɪd] / US [dɪsˈsætɪsˌfaɪd] adjective annoyed because something is not as good as you expected it to be dissatisfied with: He had been feeling very dissatisfied with his life in recent months …

    English dictionary

  • 14 dissatisfied — /dɪsˈsætəsfaɪd/ (say dis satuhsfuyd) adjective 1. discontented; not pleased; offended: *He was not dissatisfied this time, and his shivering delight transmitted itself to her. –colleen mccullough, 1975. 2. showing dissatisfaction: a dissatisfied… …

    Australian-English dictionary

  • 15 dissatisfied — dissatisfiedly, adv. dissatisfiedness, n. /dis sat is fuyd /, adj. 1. not satisfied or pleased; discontented. 2. showing dissatisfaction: a dissatisfied look. [1665 75; DISSATISFY + ED2] Syn. displeased, unhappy, disgruntled. * * * …

    Universalium

  • 16 dissatisfied — See unsatisfied. See unsatisfied, dissatisfied …

    Dictionary of problem words and expressions

  • 17 dissatisfied — adj. dissatisfied with * * * [dɪs sætɪsfaɪd] dissatisfiedwith …

    Combinatory dictionary

  • 18 dissatisfied — adjective not satisfied because something is not as good as you had expected (+ with): If for any reason you are dissatisfied with this product, please return it to the address below …

    Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • 19 dissatisfied — adjective no one could handle a dissatisfied customer better than Angie Syn: discontented, malcontent, unsatisfied, disappointed, disaffected, unhappy, displeased; disgruntled, aggrieved, vexed, annoyed, irritated, angry, exasperated, fed up Ant …

    Thesaurus of popular words

  • 20 dissatisfied — [dɪsˈsætɪsˌfaɪd] adj annoyed because something is not as good as you expected it to be a dissatisfied customer[/ex] …

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