unsatisfactoriness


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Noun1.unsatisfactoriness - the quality of being inadequate or unsuitableunsatisfactoriness - the quality of being inadequate or unsuitable
quality - an essential and distinguishing attribute of something or someone; "the quality of mercy is not strained"--Shakespeare
inadequateness, inadequacy - unsatisfactoriness by virtue of being inadequate
perishability, perishableness - unsatisfactoriness by virtue of being subject to decay or spoilage or destruction
unacceptability, unacceptableness - unsatisfactoriness by virtue of not conforming to approved standards
satisfactoriness - the quality of giving satisfaction sufficient to meet a demand or requirement
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unsatisfactoriness

n (of service, hotel, work)Unzulänglichkeit f; the unsatisfactoriness of such a solutioneine so unbefriedigende Lösung; because of his unsatisfactoriness he was not kept onda er nicht den Erwartungen entsprach, behielt man ihn nicht
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But, the worthy Mr Boffin jogged away with a comfortless impression he could have dispensed with, that there was a deal of unsatisfactoriness in the world, besides what he had recalled as appertaining to the Harmon property.
'My being,' the first man concludes, 'is an onus,' which is to say an endless cycle of unsatisfactoriness.
ending that through its very unsatisfactoriness keeps desire in play.
From those times the concept of mindfulness was understood to yield a pure cognition that is free from the discrimination that proceeds from deluded world and self views, aspects that were concluded to lead us to suffering and unsatisfactoriness as the prevailing human condition.
According to the Buddha, the human condition is characterized by duhkha (unsatisfactoriness).
Those who raise this problem generally invoke the first of the Three Marks of Existence, dukkha, which also features as the First Noble Truth, and is variably translated as 'painful, disagreeable, ill, entailing suffering' (Schmithausen 1997: 10), or generally as 'unsatisfactoriness' (e.g.
Holbrook sums up his reading of the end of Hamlet much less equivocally: citing Nietzsche and Winnicott on the unsatisfactoriness of a life of mere reaction to stimuli:
For Endymion as Oxford, see Bennet, and Bevington, who complains about "the unsatisfactoriness of such topical readings" (27) but nonetheless proceeds cautiously to make the case for Oxford.
He generated a backhandedly positive hermeneutic program by laying out an array of possible kinds of interpretation that he translated into their elements so that their unsatisfactoriness would be readily apparent.
(80) In the present day, similarly, the interpretation of procedural rules has proven critical in efforts to sanction abuses of public power by means of novel claims in civil liability.Sl The unsatisfactoriness of the prevailing readings of Roncarelli gestures toward the perils, in our own day, of overlooking the technicalitiesy, (82) the construal of which may entwine inextricably with legal philosophy.
This "unsatisfactoriness" of life (dukkha) is first of three basic facts of existence.