What is the opposite of satisfying?

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Adjective
Opposite of pleasing to the mind or senses
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Adjective
Opposite of causing or giving happiness or pleasure
Adjective
Opposite of giving fulfilment or the pleasure associated with this
Adjective
Opposite of able to persuade
Adjective
(unpleasant) Opposite of pleasing to the mind or senses
“The room was filled with an unpleasant smell of cold cigarette smoke, of left-overs from lunch, and of fusty moldering stuff.”
Adjective
(disagreeable) Opposite of pleasing to the mind or senses
Adjective
Opposite of giving a sense of happy satisfaction or enjoyment
“The concert was a disaster, and the overall experience was horrible.”
Adjective
Opposite of based on, or displaying, common sense
“Some journalists are trustworthy, and some are just completely unreliable.”
Adjective
Opposite of giving reward or satisfaction
Adjective
(of food) Opposite of leaving one with a pleasantly satiated feeling
Adjective
Opposite of intended to make someone less angry or hostile
Adjective
Opposite of based on reason or good judgment
“Many people's minds, in fact, are easily swayed by an entirely illogical argument that contains just the right type and amount of emotion.”
Determiner
Opposite of a sufficient amount of
“Your experience in this field is insufficient for this role.”
Noun
Opposite of the action or fact of indulging
Noun
Opposite of the act of fulfilling (one's obligation, duty or responsibility)
“His dismissal was allegedly due to the unfulfillment of his responsibilities.”
Verb
Opposite of present participle for to meet the expectations, needs, or desires of (someone)
“When you're the king, you can banish the insiders who displease you and you can try to buy off the outsiders.”
Verb
Opposite of present participle for to pacify or soothe (someone)
“The laugh, mocking as it was, did not seem to irritate him.”
Verb
Opposite of present participle for to act in accordance to the terms of
“They had every state-of-the-art surveillance gadget focused on him, and they had expected that he would breach the terms of his contract with an indiscrete moment on the computer.”
Verb
Opposite of present participle for to fulfill a desire, demand or need
“In approaching his task under such a misconception of its true significance, he will fail to meet the expectation of his friends and sponsors and is bound to miss that finer sense of service.”
Verb
Opposite of present participle for to pay off (a debt or creditor)
“The logical and just thing was to repudiate the enormous debt incurred by the monarchy.”
Verb
Opposite of present participle for to dispel someone's doubts
“If anything, it will worry me even more if I do not have the facts.”
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