- not satisfied or pleased; discontented.
- showing dissatisfaction: a dissatisfied look.
verb (used with object), dis·sat·is·fied, dis·sat·is·fy·ing.
- to cause to be displeased, especially by failing to provide something expected or desired.
- having or showing dissatisfaction; discontented
verb -fies, -fying or -fied
- (tr) to fail to satisfy; disappoint
1660s; see dis- + satisfy. Related: Dissatisfied; dissatisfying.