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satisfactory

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adjective sat·is·fac·to·ry \ˌsa-təs-ˈfak-t(ə-)rē\

Simple Definition of satisfactory

  • : good enough for a particular purpose

Full Definition of satisfactory

  1. :  giving satisfaction :  adequate <a satisfactory performance>

sat·is·fac·to·ri·ly play \-t(ə-)rə-lē\ adverb
sat·is·fac·to·ri·ness noun

Examples of satisfactory

  1. The job requires a satisfactory level of performance.

  2. Results are less satisfactory than had been anticipated.

  3. He gave a satisfactory account of how the accident had happened.

  4. The movie was brought to a satisfactory close.

  5. His work has been satisfactory, but not outstanding.



15th Century

First Known Use of satisfactory

15th century



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