verb dis·sat·is·fy \-ˌfī\

: to fail to make (someone) happy or pleased

Full Definition of DISSATISFY

transitive verb
:  to fail to satisfy :  displease

Examples of DISSATISFY

  1. She was dissatisfied by the poor service.
  2. <a restaurant serving portions that will not dissatisfy even the heartiest eater>

First Known Use of DISSATISFY

DISSATISFY Defined for Kids


verb dis·sat·is·fy \di-ˈsa-təs-ˌfī\

Definition of DISSATISFY for Kids

:  to fail to give what is desired or expected :  displease <He was dissatisfied by the poor service.>


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