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dissatisfy

verb

Synonyms and Antonyms of dissatisfy

  1. 1 to fall short in satisfying the expectation or hope of <a restaurant serving portions that will not dissatisfy even the heartiest eater> Synonyms cheat, disappoint, fail, let downRelated Words bum (out), chagrin, discontent, disgruntle, displease, distress, upset; disenchant, disillusion; deceive, delude, mockNear Antonyms fulfill (or fulfil); gladdenAntonyms content, gratify, satisfy

  2. 2 to make discontented <an administrative assistant dissatisfied by her meager paycheck> Synonyms disaffect, disgruntle, displease, discontentRelated Words alienate, estrange; aggrieve, agitate, discompose, disquiet, disturb, perturb, upset; annoy, irk, irritate, nettle, peeve; depress, saddenNear Antonyms delight, gladden, tickle; calm, soothe, tranquilize (also tranquillize)Antonyms content, gratify, please, satisfy




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