dissatisfactory


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dis·sat·is·fac·to·ry

 (dĭs-săt′ĭs-făk′tə-rē)
adj.
Unsatisfactory.

dis•sat•is•fac•to•ry

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

adj.
causing dissatisfaction; unsatisfactory.
[1600–10]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
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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