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

Word History

First Known Use

1802, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of self-dissatisfaction was in 1802

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“Self-dissatisfaction.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 28 Feb. 2024.

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