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dissatisfy

[ dis-sat-is-fahy ]
/ d瑟s藞s忙t 瑟s藢fa瑟 /
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verb (used with object), dis路sat路is路fied, dis路sat路is路fy路ing.
to cause to be displeased, especially by failing to provide something expected or desired.
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Origin of dissatisfy

First recorded in 1660鈥70; dis-1 + satisfy
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British Dictionary definitions for dissatisfy

dissatisfy
/ (d瑟s藞s忙t瑟s藢fa瑟) /

verb -fies, -fying or -fied
(tr) to fail to satisfy; disappoint
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition 漏 William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1979, 1986 漏 HarperCollins Publishers 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2012
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