Antonyms for satisfaction

Grammar : Noun
Spell : sat-is-fak-shuhn
Phonetic Transcription : ˌsæt ɪsˈfæk ʃən

Definition of satisfaction

Origin :
  • early 14c., "performance of an act set forth by a priest or other Church authority to atone for sin," from Old French satisfaction (12c.), from Latin satisfactionem (nominative satisfactio) "a satisfying of a creditor," noun of action from past participle stem of satisfacere (see satisfy). Senses of "contentment, appeasement" and "action of gratifying" first recorded late 14c.; the former not common before 16c.
  • noun giving or enjoying a state of comfort, content
Example sentences :
  • "I've got something to do pretty quick," thought Robert, with satisfaction.
  • Extract from : « Brave and Bold » by Horatio Alger
  • Still, the thought of the gold in his pockets afforded some satisfaction.
  • Extract from : « Brave and Bold » by Horatio Alger
  • Yet it is a satisfaction to do what I can to let you know the position in which I stand.
  • Extract from : « Brave and Bold » by Horatio Alger
  • This was responded to by a roar of satisfaction from the crowd below.
  • Extract from : « Harriet, The Moses of Her People » by Sarah H. Bradford
  • The charter-party has been carried out entirely to my satisfaction.
  • Extract from : « Explorations in Australia » by John Forrest
  • The marketman handed Robert ninety cents, which he pocketed with satisfaction.
  • Extract from : « Brave and Bold » by Horatio Alger
  • He could not refrain from showing his satisfaction with Evelyn.
  • Extract from : « Grace Harlowe's Return to Overton Campus » by Jessie Graham Flower
  • "You had some satisfaction out of it, at any rate," laughed Viviette.
  • Extract from : « Viviette » by William J. Locke
  • Her pity for Beatrice gave her a secret pleasure and satisfaction.
  • Extract from : « Life and Death of Harriett Frean » by May Sinclair
  • We had the satisfaction to know that at least there were people below.
  • Extract from : « The Exploring Expedition to the Rocky Mountains, Oregon and California » by Brevet Col. J.C. Fremont

Synonyms for satisfaction

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