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Synonyms for unsatisfactory
ˌʌn sæt ɪsˈfæk tə ri

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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"

    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. unsatisfactory(a.)

    Synonyms:
    insufficient, not satisfactory

  2. unsatisfactory(a.)

    Synonyms:
    lame, poor, weak, feeble

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. unsatisfactory(a)

    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. Charles Lewington:

    A lot of the meetings between my clients and Ed Miliband have been very unsatisfactory, for five minutes he says tell me what your concerns are, and then for 55 minutes he says this is how I think business should operate in a world of austerity where ordinary people are not earning enough.

  4. Trevor Saruwaka:

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

  5. 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.

Images & Illustrations of unsatisfactory

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