dissatisfaction


dissatisfaction
noun
ADJECTIVE
deep
growing, increasing
general, widespread
popular, public
consumer, customer
marital, sexual
body (esp. AmE)

We're seeing an increased trend in body dissatisfaction.

job
VERB + DISSATISFACTION
cause, create, lead to

Pay cuts have led to widespread dissatisfaction.

express, voice
PREPOSITION
dissatisfaction about, dissatisfaction over

dissatisfaction over the slow progress of the peace process

dissatisfaction among

There was widespread dissatisfaction among the public.

dissatisfaction at

She expressed deep dissatisfaction at the way the interview had been conducted.

dissatisfaction with

There is growing dissatisfaction with the current style of management.

PHRASES
a feeling of dissatisfaction, a sense of dissatisfaction
a cause of dissatisfaction, a source of dissatisfaction

My salary is still a source of dissatisfaction.


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  • dissatisfaction — 1630s; see DIS (Cf. dis ) + SATISFACTION (Cf. satisfaction) …   Etymology dictionary

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  • dissatisfaction — ► NOUN ▪ lack of satisfaction …   English terms dictionary

  • dissatisfaction — [dis΄sat is fak′shən, dis sat΄isfak′shən] n. 1. the condition of being dissatisfied or displeased; discontent 2. anything that dissatisfies …   English World dictionary

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  • dissatisfaction — /dis sat is fak sheuhn, dis sat /, n. 1. the state or attitude of not being satisfied; discontent; displeasure. 2. a particular cause or feeling of displeasure or disappointment: many dissatisfactions with the plan. [1630 40; DIS 1 +… …   Universalium

  • dissatisfaction — [[t]dɪ̱ssæ̱tɪsfæ̱kʃ(ə)n[/t]] dissatisfactions N VAR: oft N with n If you feel dissatisfaction with something, you are not contented or pleased with it. She has already expressed her dissatisfaction with this aspect of the policy... Low pay is the …   English dictionary

  • dissatisfaction — dis|sat|is|fac|tion [dıˌsætısˈfækʃən, dısˌsæ ] n [U] a feeling of not being satisfied ≠ ↑satisfaction dissatisfaction with ▪ 30% of customers expressed dissatisfaction with the service …   Dictionary of contemporary English


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