HyperDic: dissatisfy

English > 1 sense of the word dissatisfy:
VERBemotiondissatisfyfail to satisfy
dissatisfy > pronunciation
Soundsdihsae'tahsfay.
Rhymesacidify ... vilify: 78 rhymes with fay...
English > dissatisfy: 1 sense > verb 1, emotion
Meaningfail to satisfy.
PatternSomebody ----s somebody; Something ----s somebody
ModelThe performance is likely to dissatisfy Sue
Entailsdisappoint, let downfail to meet the hopes or expectations of
Narrowerdiscontentmake dissatisfied
disgruntleput into a bad mood or into bad humour
BroaderdispleaseGive displeasure to
Oppositesatisfy, gratifymake happy or satisfied
Spanishdecepcionar, descontentar
Catalandesagradar, descontentar, desplaure
Adjectivesdissatisfactorynot up to expectations
Nounsdissatisfactionthe feeling of being displeased and discontent

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