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Definitions for unsatisfactory
ˌʌn sæt ɪsˈfæk tə riun·sat·is·fac·to·ry

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. unsatisfactory(adj)

    not giving satisfaction

    "shops should take back unsatisfactory goods"; "her performance proved to be unsatisfactory"; "life is becoming increasingly unsatifactory"; "our discussion was very unsatisfactory"


  1. unsatisfactory(Adjective)

    inadequate, substandard or not satisfactory

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Unsatisfactory

    un-sat-is-fak′tō-ri, adj. not satisfying.—adv. Unsatisfac′torily.—n. Unsatisfac′toriness.—adjs. Unsatisfī′able, not to be satisfied; Unsat′isfied, not satisfied, not content: not fully informed about anything: not paid.—n. Unsat′isfiedness.—adj. Unsat′isfying.—n. Unsat′isfyingness.

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How to say unsatisfactory in sign language?

  1. unsatisfactory


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of unsatisfactory in Chaldean Numerology is: 4

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of unsatisfactory in Pythagorean Numerology is: 2

Examples of unsatisfactory in a Sentence

  1. Pete King:

    To me it was an unsatisfactory answer, it is such an unprecedented action to be to only be taken for very, very serious issues. And the speaker said it was just because certain people said he was not complying with their request or was not giving good counsel. I never heard that from anyone. Anyone who I know who deals with him has the highest regard for him.

  2. Trevor Saruwaka:

    A number of farmers are crying foul over unsatisfactory (tobacco) prices, those who make losses are condemned to poverty and starvation.

  3. Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi:

    The China-Japan relations are still vulnerable and unsatisfactory.

  4. George Eliot:

    When one is grateful for something too good for common thanks, writing is less unsatisfactory than speech-one does not, at least, hear how inadequate the words are.

  5. Horst Seehofer:

    The problem is too big for that and the attempts at a solution thus far too unsatisfactory, restrictions on immigration are a condition for security in this country.

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