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Pronunciation:  `dissatis'fakshun

WordNet Dictionary
[n]  the feeling of being displeased and discontent; "he was never slow to express his dissatisfaction with the service he received"

DISSATISFACTION is a 15 letter word that starts with D.


 Antonyms: satisfaction
 See Also: boredom, disappointment, discontent, discontentedness, discontentment, displeasure, ennui, letdown, tedium



Webster's 1913 Dictionary
\Dis*sat`is*fac"tion\, n.
The state of being dissatisfied, unsatisfied, or
discontented; uneasiness proceeding from the want of
gratification, or from disappointed wishes and expectations.

      The ambitious man has little happiness, but is subject
      to much uneasiness and dissatisfaction.  --Addison.

Syn: Discontent; discontentment; displeasure; disapprobation;
     distaste; dislike.

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