Dissatisfactory Dis*sat`is*fac"to*ry, a. Causing dissatisfaction; unable to give content; unsatisfactory; displeasing. [1913 Webster]

To have reduced the different qualifications in the different States to one uniform rule, would probably have been as dissatisfactory to some of the States, as difficult for the Convention. --A. Hamilton. -- {Dis*sat`is*fac"to*ri*ness}, n. [1913 Webster]

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  • dissatisfactoriness — noun The state or condition of being dissatisfactory. See Also: dissatisfyingness, unsatisfactoriness …   Wiktionary

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