Definitions

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  • adj. Not satisfied, especially with the quantity of something

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Not satisfied; not gratified to the full: as, unsatisfied appetites or desires. Not content; not pleased; dissatisfied.
  • Not fully informed; not convinced or fully persuaded.
  • Not paid; unpaid; undischarged: as, an unsatisfied bill or account.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adj. not having been satisfied
  • adj. worried and uneasy

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Examples

  • Registry Trust records show that Mr Ali is yet to settle a £61,500 "unsatisfied" - or unpaid - county court judgement made against him in 2007.

    BBC News - Home

  • I think the ’something’ missing or unsatisfied is deeper than gender roles per se, and that characters just happen to express it in gendered terms out of convenience and incidental overlap b/w feeling ‘emasculation’ and feeling general loss of control over one’s life as a human being.

    Matthew Yglesias » Fight Club

  • HERMES: I love the matter-of-fact way she sings, I'll always be unsatisfied, which is a fine example of how great country — besides twangy hooks and snappy wordplay — often shares confidences like unguarded bar conversations.

    Miranda Lambert: A Rising Star At Her Best

  • We expressed an absolute and devoted willingness to give him three dollars, but explained our wretched luck that compelled his desire to remain unsatisfied.

    Some Adventures With the Police

  • We expressed an absolute and devoted willingness to give him three dollars, but explained our wretched luck that compelled our desire to remain unsatisfied.

    Bulls

  • This might be one of the reasons why 58% of heads said they had failed to garner support for the diplomas from local employers and were 'unsatisfied' by the interest businesses had shown in them.

    Archive 2008-01-01

  • Doyle - the ending left you "unsatisfied" for a good reason.

    Reader reviews of How To Be Good by Nick Hornby.

  • But I had work -- I did not know in my dream what that work was -- only that it sufficed to keep body and soul together, but after it was done I was weak and weary, a kind of unsatisfied despondency gnawing at my heart.

    The Dew of Their Youth

  • Immeasurably disgusted at the "unsatisfied" return of the third writ, the Colonel indignantly exclaimed: "Yes, and I suppose if he should get religion, he would hold _that, too, _ in his wife's name!"

    Something of Men I Have Known With Some Papers of a General Nature, Political, Historical, and Retrospective

  • They should consider my boycott payback for their past affronts. original reviewer found himself "unsatisfied" with the album, put Exile on Main Street as the seventh best album of all time.

    Flynn Files

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