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dissatisfied

[ dis-sat-is-fahyd ]
/ dɪsˈsæt ɪsˌfaɪd /
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adjective

not satisfied or pleased; discontented.
showing dissatisfaction: a dissatisfied look.

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Origin of dissatisfied

First recorded in 1665–75; dissatisfy + -ed2

OTHER WORDS FROM dissatisfied

dis·sat·is·fied·ly, adverbdis·sat·is·fied·ness, nounself-dis·sat·is·fied, adjective
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British Dictionary definitions for dissatisfied

dissatisfied
/ (dɪsˈsætɪsˌfaɪd) /

adjective

having or showing dissatisfaction; discontented

Derived forms of dissatisfied

dissatisfiedly, adverb
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