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

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. unsatisfactoryadjective

    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"

    Antonyms:
    satisfying, comforting, tolerable, copesettic, adequate, right, passable, alright, copacetic, copasetic, hunky-dory, passing(a), all right, copesetic, okay, ok, cheering, o.k., fine, satisfactory, fair to middling

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. unsatisfactoryadjective

    Synonyms:
    insufficient, not satisfactory

  2. unsatisfactoryadjective

    Synonyms:
    lame, poor, weak, feeble

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. unsatisfactoryadjective

    Synonyms:
    disappointing, insufficient

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Words popularity by usage frequency

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#1711poor
#8185satisfactory
#10208inadequate
#10226useless
#10242insufficient
#15200inferior
#15738frustrating
#15772disappointing
#20528unsatisfactory
#20769worthless
#20952dissatisfied
#21797undesirable
#24702unsuitable
#24911incompetent
#25409unequal
#26977disqualified
#29086unqualified
#29642unfit

How to use unsatisfactory in a sentence?

  1. 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.

  2. 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.

  3. Trevor Saruwaka:

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

  4. Mwanandeke Kindembo:

    You will only look for past events when the present is unsatisfactory. The secret to enjoying the present moment is to make it more satisfying than the past. Go beyond the limits.

  5. John Dewey:

    It is our American habit if we find the foundations of our educational structure unsatisfactory to add another story or wing. We find it easier to add a new study or course or kind of school than to recognize existing conditions so as to meet the need.


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