Dictionary Definition

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

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  1. unhappiness or discontent
  2. the cause of such feelings


unhappiness or discontent
the cause of such feelings

Synonyms, Antonyms and Related Words

Faustianism, aggravation, agreement to disagree, alienation, angst, anguish, annoyance, anxiety, apostasy, aversion, bad books, bafflement, balk, ban, betrayed hope, blackball, blackballing, blasted expectation, blighted hope, blow, boredom, buffet, cheerlessness, cold comfort, comedown, complaint, counter-culture, cruel disappointment, dash, dashed hope, defeat, difference, dim view, disaccord, disagreement, disappointment, disapprobation, disapproval, discomfiture, discomfort, discomposure, discontent, discontentedness, discontentment, disenchantment, disesteem, disfavor, disgruntlement, disillusion, disillusionment, disinclination, dislike, disliking, dismay, disparity, displeasure, disquiet, disrelish, disrespect, dissatisfiedness, dissension, dissent, dissentience, dissidence, distaste, diversity, divine discontent, dread, dropping out, dullness, emptiness, ennui, envy, exasperation, exclusion, existential woe, failure, fallen countenance, fiasco, fizzle, flatness, foiling, forlorn hope, frustration, grimness, hope deferred, ill humor, indignation, indisposition, inquietude, irritation, joylessness, lack of pleasure, letdown, low estimation, low opinion, malaise, minority opinion, mirage, nausea, nonagreement, nonassent, nonconcurrence, nonconformity, nonconsent, nongratification, nonsatisfaction, objection, opposition, opposure, ostracism, painfulness, peevishness, petulance, protest, querulousness, rebelliousness, recusance, recusancy, rejection, repudiation, resentfulness, resentment, restiveness, restlessness, savorlessness, secession, setback, sore disappointment, sourness, spleen, staleness, sulkiness, tantalization, tastelessness, tease, tediousness, tedium, thumbs-down, uncomfortableness, underground, unease, uneasiness, unfulfillment, unhappiness, unpleasure, unsatisfaction, variance, vexation, vexation of spirit, withdrawal
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