Definition of dissatisfy
: to fail to satisfy : displease
Examples of dissatisfy in a Sentence
She was dissatisfied by the poor service.
a restaurant serving portions that will not dissatisfy even the heartiest eater
Recent Examples of dissatisfy from the Web
The 2017 races were supposed to be a prelude to the Democrats’ grand plan to win control of the House next year -- based largely on the expectation that voters will be dissatisfied with Trump and fellow Republicans who control Congress.
Democrats already have approved bills to change the school funding formula, update rules on worker injury insurance and allow for consolidation of local governments, but Rauner is dissatisfied with them.
In the email, Sullivan said school officials had continued to hear that parents were dissatisfied the short-term solution.
Because of statements the man made about being dissatisfied with wait room times at the hospital and his level of intoxication security didn't think the threat was credible, according to Ferrelli.
The scandal emerged last summer when a federal judge overseeing the troubled Oakland Police Department said he was dissatisfied with the internal affairs investigation of an officer who committed suicide in 2015.
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Senate Republican Leader Len Fasano met with a regional representative from Aetna Thursday, and said Aetna's likely decision to move its corporate headquarters is a signal that the company is dissatisfied with the state's fiscal policies.
Putin's foreign affairs adviser, Yuri Ushakov, said Russia was dissatisfied with the current level of political contacts.
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Definition of dissatisfy for English Language Learners
: to fail to make (someone) happy or pleased
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