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Giving satisfaction sufficient to meet a demand or requirement; adequate. See Synonyms at sufficient.

sat′is·fac′to·ri·ly adv.
sat′is·fac′to·ri·ness n.
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Noun1.satisfactoriness - the quality of giving satisfaction sufficient to meet a demand or requirement
quality - an essential and distinguishing attribute of something or someone; "the quality of mercy is not strained"--Shakespeare
adequacy, adequateness - the quality of being able to meet a need satisfactorily: "he questioned the adequacy of the usual sentimental interpretation of the Golden Rule"
acceptability, acceptableness - satisfactoriness by virtue of conforming to approved standards
unsatisfactoriness - the quality of being inadequate or unsuitable
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when we come to take it to pieces, bit by bit, where's the satisfactoriness of the money as yet?
take steps for finding out the poor boy, and at last you do find out the poor boy, and me and Mrs Boffin often exchange the observation, "We shall see him again, under happy circumstances." But it was never to be; and the want of satisfactoriness is, that after all the money never gets to him.'
(3,14-21) The process has been described as an "elaborate, labor-intensive lottery".22 Therefore, the aim of the study was to examine the consistency and the satisfactoriness of a seven-station MMI method in the selection of residents in an ORLHNS residency program in Oman with the assumption that the medical assessment score is independent of behavioral assessment score.
In the present study, many indices were utilized to obtain the satisfactoriness of the hypothesized models (Table 2).
It is a well-known fact that parameter tuning approach directly affects behaviour of the PID controller and satisfactoriness of the control system designed for the control aims.
The rapid reform sweeping across the health system is characterized by escalating demands by various stakeholders for clinicians to be held accountable for the quality, safety, cost, and satisfactoriness of patient care (Friedberg et al.
There is anominous need to further improve the texture of SPI meat analog post-extrusion that could transform to different formats of the product, although upholding consumer satisfactoriness concerning the texture and flavors.
Transactions are entirely the business of the transacting parties, and Word Ways can accept no responsibility for the satisfactoriness of such transactions.
We might think that so long as their judgments of life satisfactoriness cohere with their own moral values, humans can be genuinely happy.
Literature is scant on how to measure the satisfactoriness of the management of a given portfolio.
The findings about the satisfactoriness of the female condom, according to the women who used the device were also clear: between 50% to 98 % of these users (50% (17), 60% (24), 79% (21) and 98% (19) in four of the studies) rated their experiences as satisfactory after having used it several times.
but for a dimension of assessment--how the words stand in respect of satisfactoriness to the facts ...