predissatisfaction

dissatisfaction

[dis-sat-is-fak-shuhn, dis-sat-]
noun
1.
the state or attitude of not being satisfied; discontent; displeasure.
2.
a particular cause or feeling of displeasure or disappointment: many dissatisfactions with the plan.

Origin:
1630–40; dis-1 + satisfaction

predissatisfaction, noun
self-dissatisfaction, noun


1. disappointment, disapproval, uneasiness. Dissatisfaction, discontent, displeasure imply a sense of dislike for, or unhappiness in, one's surroundings. Dissatisfaction results from contemplating what falls short of one's wishes or expectations: dissatisfaction with the results of an afternoon's work. Discontent is a sense of lack and a general feeling of uneasy dislike for the conditions of one's life: feeling a continual vague discontent. Displeasure suggests a certain amount of anger as well as dissatisfaction: displeasure at being kept waiting.


satisfaction.
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dissatisfaction (dɪsˌsætɪsˈfækʃən)
 
n
the state of being unsatisfied or disappointed
 
dissatis'factory
 
adj

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dissatisfaction
1630s, from dis- + satisfaction.
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