self-dissatisfaction

noun
self-dis·​sat·​is·​fac·​tion | \ ˌself-(ˌ)di(s)-ˌsa-təs-ˈfak-shən How to pronounce self-dissatisfaction (audio) \

Definition of self-dissatisfaction

: the state of being dissatisfied with oneself a sense of self–dissatisfaction at his poor performance … cites several possible explanations for the tendency among early-adolescent girls to report more self-dissatisfaction than boys.— Bruce Bower

First Known Use of self-dissatisfaction

1802, in the meaning defined above

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“Self-dissatisfaction.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/self-dissatisfaction. Accessed 20 Sep. 2021.

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