unsatisfied

adjective
un·​sat·​is·​fied | \ ˌən-ˈsa-təs-ˌfīd How to pronounce unsatisfied (audio) \

Definition of unsatisfied

: not satisfied He is unsatisfied with the direction his life has taken. unsatisfied customers

Examples of unsatisfied in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Ahead of the call, a senior administration official said the White House has been unsatisfied with early engagements with the Chinese. Compiled Democrat-gazette Staff From Wire Reports, Arkansas Online, 11 Sep. 2021 Ahead of the call, a senior administration official said the White House has been unsatisfied with early engagements with the Chinese. Aamer Madhani And Joe Mcdonald, Anchorage Daily News, 10 Sep. 2021 Ahead of the call, a senior administration official said the White House has been unsatisfied with early engagements with the Chinese. Time, 10 Sep. 2021 Ahead of the call, a senior administration official said the White House has been unsatisfied with early engagements with the Chinese. Aamer Madhani, chicagotribune.com, 10 Sep. 2021 Ahead of the call, a senior administration official said the White House has been unsatisfied with early engagements with the Chinese. BostonGlobe.com, 9 Sep. 2021 He was clearly unsatisfied with his own performance, but also appreciative for the win. oregonlive, 5 Sep. 2021 Motzko was left quite unsatisfied with his team's performance after Friday's 3-2 loss, a game where the Gophers took the lead twice before allowing Notre Dame its first lead – and game winner – just minutes before the final buzzer. Megan Ryan, Star Tribune, 16 Jan. 2021 Yet this cadre of civil servants are increasingly unsatisfied with merely causing trouble for department or agency heads under GOP administrations. Kimberley A. Strassel, WSJ, 10 June 2021

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First Known Use of unsatisfied

15th century, in the meaning defined above

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“Unsatisfied.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/unsatisfied. Accessed 16 Sep. 2021.

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unsatisfied

adjective

English Language Learners Definition of unsatisfied

: not dealt with in a way that provides what is needed or wanted
: not pleased or happy about what has happened or been done : dissatisfied

unsatisfied

adjective
un·​sat·​is·​fied | \ ˌən-ˈsa-təs-ˌfīd \

Kids Definition of unsatisfied

1 : not fulfilled an unsatisfied ambition
2 : not pleased I was unsatisfied with his explanation.

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