dissatisfy dissatisfy /dɪs ˈæ təs ˌfaɪ/
- (v) fail to satisfy
- The court had accomplished the near impossible: it had handed down a decision that would partly satisfy most people and strongly dissatisfy only a few.
- But any compromise will be unusually difficult, because the issue seems an all-or-nothing question; simply reducing the funds would dissatisfy everyone.
- Every time you dissatisfy a consumer, she's going to repeat the story to as many as 300 people.