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Synonyms for unsatisfied

not having been satisfied

worried and uneasy

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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.
The loss which America has sustained since the peace, from the pestilent effects of paper money on the necessary confidence between man and man, on the necessary confidence in the public councils, on the industry and morals of the people, and on the character of republican government, constitutes an enormous debt against the States chargeable with this unadvised measure, which must long remain unsatisfied; or rather an accumulation of guilt, which can be expiated no otherwise than by a voluntary sacrifice on the altar of justice, of the power which has been the instrument of it.
Each day he found that he was more passionately devoted to her; and his unsatisfied love became angry and resentful.
As to the nature of these friendships, which seemed so many to the eye of the superficial observer, they were of various kinds, and while the girl pursued them with enthusiasm and ardor, they left her unsatisfied and heart-hungry; they were never intimacies such as are so readily made by shallow natures.
What dost thou want, unsatisfied in the very heart of abundance?
In spite of the intense labour and wonderful discoveries of modern philosophers, I always came from my studies discontented and unsatisfied. Sir Isaac Newton is said to have avowed that he felt like a child picking up shells beside the great and unexplored ocean of truth.
All during the first year Louise tried to make her husband understand the vague and in- tangible hunger that had led to the writing of the note and that was still unsatisfied. Again and again she crept into his arms and tried to talk of it, but always without success.
At odd times during the week he examined numbers of chestnut sorrels, tried several, and was unsatisfied. It was not till Saturday that he came upon Bob.
If unsatisfied by the philosophy of his companion, the Indian was far too dignified to betray his unbelief.
It is exquisite, and it leaves one unsatisfied. What more can one want?
And thus he goes on, from dish to dish, like a boy after a butterfly which just misses getting caught every time it alights, but somehow doesn't get caught after all; and at the end the exile and the boy have fared about alike; the one is full, but grievously unsatisfied, the other has had plenty of exercise, plenty of interest, and a fine lot of hopes, but he hasn't got any butterfly.
At 33, the Welshman still has plenty of ambition - and his appetite for honours remains unsatisfied.
But somehow, it always leaves me unsatisfied. I've seen West Side Story Suite many times, and often with my very favorite City Ballet dancers.
Subtle defects of only a few millimeters can mean the difference between a satisfied and unsatisfied patient.
The New Zealand skipper insists the all-conquering men in black are "unsatisfied" with their awesome autumn tour.