Satisfactoriness
Satisfactory Sat`is*fac"to*ry, a. [Cf. F. satisfactoire.] 1. Giving or producing satisfaction; yielding content; especially, relieving the mind from doubt or uncertainty, and enabling it to rest with confidence; sufficient; as, a satisfactory account or explanation. [1913 Webster]

2. Making amends, indemnification, or recompense; causing to cease from claims and to rest content; compensating; atoning; as, to make satisfactory compensation, or a satisfactory apology. [1913 Webster]

A most wise and sufficient means of redemption and salvation, by the satisfactory and meritorious death and obedience of the incarnate Son of God, Jesus Christ. --Bp. Sanderson. [1913 Webster] -- {Sat`is*fac"to*ri*ly}, adv. -- {Sat`is*fac"to*ri*ness}, n. [1913 Webster]


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