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unsatisfying

(ʌnˈsætɪsˌfaɪɪŋ)
adj
not fulfilling or satisfactory: it was inherently unsatisfying work.
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Adj.1.unsatisfying - not up to expectationsunsatisfying - 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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Translations

unsatisfying

[ˈʌnˈsætɪsfaɪɪŋ] ADJpoco satisfactorio; (= insufficient) → insuficiente
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unsatisfying

[ˌʌnˈsætɪsfaɪɪŋ] adjinsatisfaisant(e)
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unsatisfying

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unsatisfying

[ʌnˈsætɪsˌfaɪɪŋ] adj (result, work) → insoddisfacente, poco soddisfacente; (meal) → che non soddisfa
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