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(ˌdɪs sæt ɪsˈfæk tə ri, -ˈfæk tri, dɪsˌsæt-)

causing dissatisfaction; unsatisfactory.
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Adj.1.dissatisfactory - not up to expectationsdissatisfactory - not up to expectations; "a disappointing performance from one who had seemed so promising"
unsatisfactory - 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"
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Without it, not only the public authority might be insulted and its proceedings interrupted with impunity; but a dependence of the members of the general government on the State comprehending the seat of the government, for protection in the exercise of their duty, might bring on the national councils an imputation of awe or influence, equally dishonorable to the government and dissatisfactory to the other members of the Confederacy.
The petitioner Yousaf Khan Paul in his petition informed the court that security provided by police to all churches in federal capital was temporary and dissatisfactory, due to which Christian community is feeling sense of insecurity.
A major source of stress was factors such as frequent transfers, slow promotions, fear of suspension and punishment, difficulty in getting leave sanctions, insufficient staff and dissatisfactory work
He left coaching after some dissatisfactory results with the Egyptian League then became a coach for Iraqi Al-Shorta Club.
Inadequate services, culturally incompetent providers, and dissatisfactory experiences validate the disparity in mental health care for African Americans.
The committee while expressing dissatisfaction over his effort termed it dissatisfactory and directed the presentation of more details in this regard in next meeting.
The Animal Welfare Board of India (AWBI) and the CZA, which work under the Ministry of Environment and Forests, took a joint decision to cancel licenses of half a dozen circus companies after their dissatisfactory response to showcause notices issued to them earlier.
Consumer Watchdog argued that a law expressly providing requesters of agency action a right to appeal to the courts any dissatisfactory decision of the agency gives them sufficient standing necessary for the appeal to a court.
In case of inadequate capacity-cum-capability, dissatisfactory past performance, large
It nevertheless proved to be dissatisfactory to attorneys, excepting those in the Charles Taylor trial (who were exempted from that requirement), who spent many hours complying with the detailed billing requirements.
However, the composites and neat PLA demonstrated dissatisfactory gelation properties, the effects of which are yet to be investigated.
Interpretation--The overall service level for both SBI and HDFC is dissatisfactory with the mean gap of -1.