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- n. The state or quality of being satisfactory.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. Satisfactory character or state; the power of satisfying or contenting: as, the satisfactoriness of successful ambition.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. the quality of giving satisfaction sufficient to meet a demand or requirement
The present attempt (if it reach not to that completeness and satisfactoriness which is desired) may yet incite some of our brethren of more acute and polished judgments to embark themselves in some further discoveries for the public benefit of the Church.
This last point relates to a passing remark made by St Paul in Romans 14.4 about refraining from judging another believer: you are not entitled to assess the satisfactoriness of the behaviour of someone else's slave.
The resulting self-ascribed happiness, however, seems to be a matter of judged satisfactoriness of (predominantly) other things in one's life rather than especially of how one feels, although the two are correlated (Urry et al. 2004).
Hereon they dispute about the merit and satisfactoriness of those works, with their condignity of the reward of eternal life.
And there was the com - pletely tacit arrangement with Sally, which had a solid sort of satisfactoriness about it.
This mountain has frequently been ascended, although there is no regular path leading to the summit, but the thick growth of wood on the top greatly hinders the satisfactoriness of the view.
The ingenuity and satisfactoriness of the method must be admitted by all who give it a trial, and it is interesting to conjecture how it may have arisen.
And there was the arrangement with Sally, which had a solid satisfactoriness about it.
Well, sir, all hass passed off with the utmost satisfactoriness.
If these work out with moderate satisfactoriness, we are content to suppose that our assumptions have been confirmed.
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