Synonyms for Unsatisfactory:
faulty, defective, wretched, bad, inadequate, arrant, wrong, invalid, detrimental, poor, unpleasant, baneful, displeasing, irremediable, unsound, black, ill-suited, inadvisable, vile, inferior, unfavorable.
insufficient, fragmentary, embryonic, unattained, unachieved, fractional, incomplete, unfulfilled, scanty, deficient, Curtailed, lacking, patchy, partial, unfinished, sectional, undone, discontinuous, missing, immature, segmental, short, Unaccomplished.
undesirable, unsuitable, disadvantageous, untimely, inefficient, inexpedient, inept, inconvenient, unfit, delinquent, mistimed.
•insufficient, inadequate (adjective)
distressing, unacceptable, vexing, offensive, bad, undesirable, poor, disquieting, disappointing, unsuitable, displeasing, wrong, upsetting, disturbing, regrettable, disconcerting, deficient, unwelcome.
unacceptable, inappropriate, untenable, unsuitable, intolerable, inadmissible, inadequate, deficient, inferior, insufficient.
n.limited, average, undistinguished. bum, good. help, negative, adverse, untoward, unadvantageous. •unsatisfactory (noun)
dissatisfactory, bad, failing, disappointing, unacceptable, off, unsatisfying.
disturbing, shocking, below expectation, vexing, disquieting, disconcerting, upsetting, distressing, unwelcome, disagreeable, offensive, regrettable.
undistinguished, unadvantageous. limited. adverse, untoward. negative. •Other relevant words:
distressing, disconcerting, shocking, good, regrettable, offensive, undistinguished, limited, off, untoward, bum, unsatisfying, disquieting, help, disappointing, failing, dissatisfactory, disturbing, disagreeable, adverse, vexing, unwelcome, upsetting, average, negative, unadvantageous.
Usage examples for unsatisfactory
Salicetti declined my brother's assistance is the examination of the papers, and after a second examination, which was probably as unsatisfactory as the first, he seated himself with a very abstracted air. – The Project Gutenberg Memoirs of Napoleon Bonaparte by Bourrienne, Constant, and Stewarton