dissatisfaction

noun dis·sat·is·fac·tion \ (ˌ)di(s)-ˌsa-təs-ˈfak-shən \

Definition of dissatisfaction

:the quality or state of being dissatisfied :discontent

Examples of dissatisfaction in a Sentence

  1. There was widespread dissatisfaction with the President and his administration.

  2. a vague dissatisfaction with the state of their marriage, which seemed a little stale

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First Known Use of dissatisfaction

circa 1610


DISSATISFACTION Defined for English Language Learners

dissatisfaction

noun

Definition of dissatisfaction for English Language Learners

  • : a feeling of unhappiness or disapproval


DISSATISFACTION Defined for Kids

dissatisfaction

noun dis·sat·is·fac·tion \ di-ˌsa-təs-ˈfak-shən \

Definition of dissatisfaction for Students

:a feeling of unhappiness or disapproval


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