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Meaning of “dissatisfied” in the English Dictionary

"dissatisfied" in British English

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dissatisfiedadjective

uk   /ˌdɪsˈsæt.ɪs.faɪd/  us   /-ˈsæt̬.əs-/
B2 not ​pleased with something; ​feeling that something is not as good as it should be: If you're dissatisfied with the ​service, why don't you ​complain to the ​hotelmanager?

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dissatisfaction
noun [U] uk   /dɪsˌsæt.ɪsˈfæk.ʃən/  us   /ˌdɪs.sæt̬.əs-/
B2 At the ​moment she's ​experiencing a lot of dissatisfaction with her ​job.
(Definition of dissatisfied from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"dissatisfied" in American English

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dissatisfiedadjective

 us   /dɪsˈsæt̬·əsˌfɑɪd/
not ​pleased with something; ​feeling that something is not as good as it should be: She was dissatisfied with her ​job and ​decided to ​look for a new one.
dissatisfaction
noun [U]  us   /dɪsˌsæt̬·əsˈfæk·ʃən/
Many of the ​opinionsurveys show ​deep dissatisfaction with ​Congress as an ​institution.
(Definition of dissatisfied from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “dissatisfied”
in Arabic غَيْر راضٍ, مُسْتاء…
in Korean 불만족한…
in Portuguese insatisfeito…
in Catalan insatisfet…
in Japanese 不満な…
in Chinese (Simplified) 不满的,不满意的…
in Turkish tatminsiz, hoşnutsuz…
in Russian неудовлетворенный, недовольный…
in Chinese (Traditional) 不滿的,不滿意的…
in Italian insoddisfatto…
in Polish niezadowolony…
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