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unsatisfied

(ʌnˈsætɪsˌfaɪd)
adj
(of a person, demand, need, etc) not satisfied or fulfilled: an unsatisfied demand for fresh fruit.
dissatisfied, unsatisfied - Only a person can be dissatisfied, while an abstract thing (such as hunger) can be unsatisfied.
See also related terms for hunger.

unsatisfied

dissatisfied
1. 'unsatisfied'

If something such as a demand is unsatisfied, there is not enough of what is wanted.

There is already an unsatisfied demand for timber products.
2. 'dissatisfied'

If a person is dissatisfied, they are not contented and want changes in a situation or in their lives.

People are utterly dissatisfied with the economic situation.
The universities produced a number of dissatisfied idealists.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.unsatisfied - not having been satisfiedunsatisfied - not having been satisfied    
insatiable, insatiate, unsatiable - impossible to satisfy; "an insatiate appetite"; "an insatiable demand for old buildings to restore"; "his passion for work was unsatiable"
2.unsatisfied - worried and uneasyunsatisfied - worried and uneasy      
discontent, discontented - showing or experiencing dissatisfaction or restless longing; "saw many discontent faces in the room"; "was discontented with his position"
Translations

unsatisfied

[ˈʌnˈsætɪsfaɪd] ADJinsatisfecho

unsatisfied

[ˌʌnˈsætɪsfaɪd] adj
(= dissatisfied) → mécontent(e), insatisfait(e)
to be unsatisfied with sth → ne pas être satisfait(e) de qch
(= unmet) [need, demand] → non satisfait(e)

unsatisfied

adj personnicht zufrieden, unzufrieden; (= not fulfilled)unbefriedigt, nicht zufrieden; (= not convinced)nicht überzeugt; appetite, desire, needunbefriedigt; curiosityunbefriedigt, ungestillt; the meal left me unsatisfieddas Essen hat mich nicht gesättigt; the book’s ending left us unsatisfiedwir fanden den Schluss des Buches unbefriedigend; a job that leaves him unsatisfiedeine Arbeit, die ihn nicht befriedigt; to be unsatisfied with somebody/somethingmit jdm/etw unzufrieden sein

unsatisfied

[ʌnˈsætɪsˌfaɪd] adj (desire, need) → non appagato/a; (not fulfilled, person) → insoddisfatto/a; (not convinced) unsatisfied (with)poco convinto/a (di)
References in classic literature ?
I think it was that her eyes were full of unsatisfied intelligence, and unsatisfied beseeching affection.
There is the "Sea of Serenity," over which the young girl bends; "The Lake of Dreams," reflecting a joyous future; "The Sea of Nectar," with its waves of tenderness and breezes of love; "The Sea of Fruitfulness;" "The Sea of Crises;" then the "Sea of Vapors," whose dimensions are perhaps a little too confined; and lastly, that vast "Sea of Tranquillity," in which every false passion, every useless dream, every unsatisfied desire is at length absorbed, and whose waves emerge peacefully into the "Lake of Death
Yet such a gift is illimitable; he may only win from secret to secret and die unsatisfied.
Only rarely he suffered from an unsatisfied desire to communicate his stray ideas to someone besides Agafea Mihalovna.
In my dreams, along at first, I still wandered thirteen centuries away, and my unsatisfied spirit went calling and harking all up and down the unreplying vacancies of a vanished world.
Dobbins, had reached middle age with an unsatisfied ambition.
But it is just in that cold, abominable half despair, half belief, in that conscious burying oneself alive for grief in the underworld for forty years, in that acutely recognised and yet partly doubtful hopelessness of one's position, in that hell of unsatisfied desires turned inward, in that fever of oscillations, of resolutions determined for ever and repented of again a minute later--that the savour of that strange enjoyment of which I have spoken lies.
If they have acquitted themselves well while living, they will be permitted to descend and enjoy this happy country; if otherwise they will but be tantalized with this prospect of it, and then hurled back from the mountain to wander about the sandy plains, and endure the eternal pangs of unsatisfied thirst and hunger.
Before leaving, he moved all over the place unsatisfied, and in one spot, close to the edge of the Brow, where there was a deep hollow, he appeared to be afraid.
After the rapture of meeting, and after that odd feeling of unsatisfied expectation- the feeling that "everything is just the same, so why did I hurry?
This crevice was too small to allow for the passage of Saber-Tooth, and he came out the way he had gone in, unsatisfied and angry.
The discomfort associated with unsatisfied desire, and the actions which aim at satisfying desire, are, in this view, both of them effects of the desire.