What is the opposite of satisfaction?

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Noun
Opposite of fulfillment of one's wishes, expectations, or needs, or the pleasure derived from this
“Urquhart warmly expressed his displeasure over the slow progress of the siege.”
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Opposite of absolute certainty or conviction that something is the case
“There might have been some doubt in my mind to some individuals living up to their responsibility.”
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Opposite of the act of providing satisfaction or gratification
“If they say they are unhappy with the negotiations, after all the sacrifices I made, then that would be the height of ingratitude.”
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Opposite of the payment of a debt or fulfillment of an obligation or claim
“Bond investors were still smarting from the repudiation of bonds used to finance railroads, the Confederacy, and various carpetbagger governments.”
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Opposite of great delight, especially from one's own good fortune or another's misfortune
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Opposite of the act or process of indemnifying, preserving, or securing against loss, damage, or penalty
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Opposite of revenge exacted for an insult, injury, or other wrong
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Opposite of remedy or compensation for a wrong or grievance
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Opposite of one's own self-interest
“The King was warned not to proceed with war, but he ignored the advice to his detriment.”
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Opposite of the action or process of appeasing
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Opposite of a feeling or deep satisfaction from one's own achievements, or the achievements of those with whom one is closely associated
“I have nothing but shame for the wrongdoings and transgressions of my sons.”
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Opposite of an inessential, desirable item, typically expensive or difficult to obtain
“I don't even like using my cell phone, but it's a necessity I can't do without.”
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(usually "light relief") Opposite of a feeling of reassurance and relaxation following release from anxiety or distress
“I have become somewhat delicate because of so much concern over my health in recent years.”
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Opposite of a feeling of privilege or pleasure from doing something
“Patients often experience great shame in sharing details of their eating disordered behavior.”
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Opposite of a benefit, or advantage from something
“The players opted for personal glory to the detriment of the team.”
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Opposite of the state or quality of being pleasant
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Opposite of the observing of, or adhering to, a rule, law or custom
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Opposite of an event or item that is out of the ordinary and gives great pleasure
“Early dinners are a routine for us and normally consist of a protein with roast vegetables.”
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