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dissatisfactory

Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • adjective Unsatisfactory.

from The Century Dictionary.

  • Not satisfactory; unsatisfying; displeasing.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • adjective Causing dissatisfaction; unable to give content; unsatisfactory; displeasing.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • adjective Causing dissatisfaction.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adjective not up to expectations

Etymologies

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Examples

  • Hill said he came to listen after receiving a mass mailing from the campaign, with hopes that Huntsman would be an alternative in what he called a "dissatisfactory field."

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  • The key case in point is her other close friend, Andrew, a man she met first at university, shortly before she met Molly, and who has managed to evolve beyond a dissatisfactory childhood to become a renowned art critic with a television show.

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  • Speaking at a conference in Berlin, ECB Executive Board Member Jürgen Stark said inflation levels in the euro zone are a reason for "special concern" and "a very dissatisfactory affair."

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  • Juergen Stark, a member of the central bank's executive board, said that inflation in the euro zone is a reason for "special concern" and "a very dissatisfactory affair," and that there is no credit crunch in the euro zone.

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  • South Africa for the very active role that it plays in trying to overcome for example the very dissatisfactory situation as it exists in

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  • All other critics, however, found the White Lady either dissatisfactory or unworthy of comment.

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  • ~ The meaning and purpose behind Buddhist chanting and prayer -- Buddhism is not just a religion; it is a pragmatic description of life that details our very existence and shows us methods for eliminating the dissatisfactory nature of much of our everyday experiences.

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  • But it doesn't automatically follow from that that the system is broken; merely that it is producing results dissatisfactory to particular Americans as liberal as average Canadians.

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  • But it doesn't automatically follow from that that the system is broken; merely that it is producing results dissatisfactory to particular Americans as liberal as average Canadians.

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  • Without it, not only the public authority might be insulted and its proceedings interrupted with impunity; but a dependence of the members of the general government on the State comprehending the seat of the government, for protection in the exercise of their duty, might bring on the national councils an imputation of awe or influence, equally dishonorable to the government and dissatisfactory to the other members of the Confederacy.

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  • Would any Wordnik care to admit that they work at a dissatisfactory?

    June 17, 2010

  • No, I work at a half-bakery.

    June 17, 2010

  • Brackets on half-bakery, please. That just made my day :-)

    June 17, 2010

  • The other half of bilby's half-bakery is for those of us who like our cookies and brownies at the dough and batter stage, respectively.

    June 17, 2010

  • That would make them half-assed, no?

    June 17, 2010