"satisfactory living conditions"; "his grades were satisfactory"
"the step makes a satisfactory seat"
Done to satisfaction; adequate or sufficient
giving or producing satisfaction; yielding content; especially, relieving the mind from doubt or uncertainty, and enabling it to rest with confidence; sufficient; as, a satisfactory account or explanation
making amends, indemnification, or recompense; causing to cease from claims and to rest content; compensating; atoning; as, to make satisfactory compensation, or a satisfactory apology
Origin: [Cf. F. satisfactoire.]
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Rank popularity for the word 'satisfactory' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #4214
Rank popularity for the word 'satisfactory' in Adjectives Frequency: #565
The numerical value of satisfactory in Chaldean Numerology is: 2
The numerical value of satisfactory in Pythagorean Numerology is: 3
Examples of satisfactory in a Sentence
It should be our care not so much to live a long life as a satisfactory one.
We are optimistic that a mutually satisfactory agreement can be negotiated with the USW.
Obviously we won't find a satisfactory solution for Ukraine without a common strategy toward Russia.
We will have respectable economic growth (in 2015). It will be very satisfactory given this situation.
I don't think its satisfactory. One can not be two things at once. You either are [ royal ] or you're not.
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Translations for satisfactory
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- satisfactoriCatalan, Valencian
- tilfredsstillende, fullgod, fyllestgjørende, tilstrekkeligNorwegian
- tatmin ediciTurkish
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