dissatisfaction dissatisfaction  /ˌdɪs æ tɪs ˈfæk ʃən/

Definition(s):

  • (n) the feeling of being displeased and discontent

Usage(s):

  1. But mostly what he gave off was dissatisfaction.
  2. Internal and external elements have intensified this dissatisfaction for their own gains.

News

  1. Turks Grew Discontent With Leaders, Freedom Before Unrest

    Turks' declining support for their country's leadership -- particularly among those living in Istanbul -- and dissatisfaction with certain freedoms could be the undercurrents of the recent protests in the country.
    on June 14, 2013     Source: Gallup

  2. 'The Voice': Who's the most likely to succeed and sink?

    After America's controversial results show last week that made Coach Adam Levine express his dissatisfaction with America's decision into a hot microphone, the final six tried to convince voters that they deserve to be on the show another week.
    on June 14, 2013     Source: Detroit Free Press

  3. Mowing issues focus for Vassalboro meeting

    Dissatisfaction with the work of a newly contracted mower was a topic of discussion during the Vassalboro selectman's meeting Thursday night.
    on June 12, 2013     Source: Kennebec Journal

Quotes

  1. "It is difficult, near impossible, to accept a salary cut," Boras said. "Successful people can afford their principles. They understand if they accept the position, there is a great risk the message to all under him is dissatisfaction. "
    on Oct 18, 2007 By: Scott Boras Source: Forbes

  2. If "those 20-year-olds and 30-year-olds start to figure out they're going to pay the taxes, they're not getting the billions, I think you might find a lot of dissatisfaction by next summer," Gingrich said.
    on Nov 16, 2008 By: Newt Gingrich Source: International Herald Tribune

  3. Saying the screeners had been beset with "unusually high rates of attrition, vacancy, workplace injury, discrimination complaints and other indications of employee dissatisfaction," Lieberman predicted that the measure would improve security.
    on Feb 27, 2007 By: Joe Lieberman Source: Washington Post

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