But the careful procedures of law, carried out by agents held to account, are unsatisfying as drama, and inefficient as policy.
But this has left our public discourse empty and unsatisfying.
And yet, ultimately the book is unsatisfying, because the mystery remains unexpectedly unsolved.
They find traditional, conservative interpretations of Islam unsatisfying.
Poverty, violence, near fatal cancer, his punishing and unsatisfying ride through the justice system.
The want of other food compelled him to subsist to a large extent on African maize, the most tasteless and unsatisfying of food.
The fruit of her labor was in her hands, but it was vapid, tasteless, unsatisfying.
Paragot's torrent of words had dried up, and the talk seemed to flow in unsatisfying driblets.
He has sounded the depths of rural existence and found it unsatisfying.
But Jackson lingered; he was visibly unsatisfied, though apparently so little conscious he was unsatisfying.