Synonyms for unsatisfactory

Synonyms for (adj) unsatisfactory

Synonyms: unsatisfactory

Definition: not giving satisfaction

Usage: shops should take back unsatisfactory goods; her performance proved to be unsatisfactory; life is becoming increasingly unsatifactory; our discussion was very unsatisfactory

Similar words: unsatisfying, disappointing, dissatisfactory

Definition: not up to expectations

Usage: a disappointing performance from one who had seemed so promising

Similar words: failing

Definition: below acceptable in performance

Usage: received failing grades

Similar words: off

Definition: below a satisfactory level

Usage: an off year for tennis; his performance was off

Similar words: unacceptable

Definition: not adequate to give satisfaction

Usage: the coach told his players that defeat was unacceptable

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