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unsatisfactory

un·sat·is·fac·tor·y

unsatisfactory

 
pronunciation:
uhn sae tihs faek tr i [or] uhn sae tihs faek tri
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Word Combinations (adjective), Word Parts
part of speech: adjective
definition: not of a high enough quality to meet a certain standard or to fulfill a certain need or desire.
They complained to the restaurant manager about the unsatisfactory service they received.The professor gave him a grade of D for his unsatisfactory work in the course.
antonyms:
acceptable, adequate, satisfactory
similar words:
amiss, inadequate
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