dissatisfy

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verb dis·sat·is·fy \-ˌfī\

Definition of dissatisfy

  1. transitive verb
  2. :  to fail to satisfy :  displease

Examples of dissatisfy in a Sentence

  1. She was dissatisfied by the poor service.

  2. a restaurant serving portions that will not dissatisfy even the heartiest eater

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First Known Use of dissatisfy

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DISSATISFY Defined for English Language Learners

dissatisfy

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Definition of dissatisfy for English Language Learners

  • : to fail to make (someone) happy or pleased


DISSATISFY Defined for Kids

dissatisfy

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verb dis·sat·is·fy \di-ˈsa-təs-ˌfī\

Definition of dissatisfy for Students

dissatisfied

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dissatisfying

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



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