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dissatisfy

[dis-sat-is-fahy] /dɪsˈsæt ɪsˌfaɪ/
verb (used with object), dissatisfied, dissatisfying.
1.
to cause to be displeased, especially by failing to provide something expected or desired.
Origin of dissatisfy
1660-1670
First recorded in 1660-70; dis-1 + satisfy
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dissatisfy

/dɪsˈsætɪsˌfaɪ/
verb -fies, -fying, -fied
1.
(transitive) to fail to satisfy; disappoint
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v.

1660s; see dis- + satisfy. Related: Dissatisfied; dissatisfying.

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