Definition of Dissatisfy

1. Verb. Fail to satisfy. "The performance is likely to dissatisfy Sue"

Entails: Disappoint, Let Down
Specialized synonyms: Discontent, Disgruntle
Generic synonyms: Displease
Derivative terms: Dissatisfaction, Dissatisfactory
Antonyms: Satisfy



Definition of Dissatisfy

1. v. t. To render unsatisfied or discontented; to excite uneasiness in by frustrating wishes or expectations; to displease by the want of something requisite; as, to be dissatisfied with one's fortune.

Definition of Dissatisfy

1. Verb. To fail to satisfy. ¹

2. Verb. To displease. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Dissatisfy

1. [v -FIED, -FYING, -FIES]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Dissatisfy

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Literary usage of Dissatisfy

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The Writings of George Washington by George Washington (1890)
"Your Excellency will agree with me, that every step should be carefully avoided, which has a tendency to dissatisfy the army, already too little pleased ..."

2. Diary and Correspondence of Samuel Pepys, F.R.S.: Secretary to the by Samuel Pepys, Richard Griffin Braybrooke (1855)
"The French are not yet joined with the Dutch, which do dissatisfy the Hollanders ; and, if they should have a defeat, will undo De. ..."

3. Diary and Correspondence of Samuel Pepys ...: The Diary Deciphered by the by Samuel Pepys, Richard Griffin Braybrooke, John A. Smith (1866)
"The French are not yet joined with the< Dutch, which do dissatisfy the Hollanders ; and, if they should have a defeat, will undo De Witt;1 the people ..."

4. The Genesis of the Civil War: The Story of Sumter, 1860-1861 by Samuel Wylie Crawford (1887)
"... in small-stores—Many workmen leave the fort - Efforts to dissatisfy those who remained ... dissatisfy ..."

5. The Atlantic Monthly by Making of America Project (1860)
"The more I know you, the more I dissatisfy and must dissatisfy all my wonted companions. Their very presence stupefies me. ..."

6. South Eastern Reporter by West Virginia Supreme Court of Appeals, West Publishing Company, South Carolina Supreme Court (1913)
"That with this end in view some of the defendants, who are largely dissatisfied members of plaintiffs' subordinate lodges, are already seeking to dissatisfy ..."

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