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Origin of satisfactory
OTHER WORDS FROM satisfactorysat·is·fac·to·ri·ly, adverbsat·is·fac·to·ri·ness, nounpre·sat·is·fac·to·ry, adjective
Words nearby satisfactory
Example sentences from the Web for satisfactory
It might be a grade that is satisfactory for animal consumption or research.
Then, if negotiations don’t lead to a satisfactory fix, she said, “That’s when we’ll start to see public enforcement by the attorney general.”People file lawsuits to test boundaries of California’s privacy law|Kate Kaye|February 17, 2021|Digiday
It also has allowed much more extensive, although not entirely satisfactory, UN inspections.
There are several independent research programs but the origin of life does not have a satisfactory explanation at present.
Some insurers are limiting it to patients who have tried the older drugs, but failed to get satisfactory results.There’s a Life Saving New Drug. But You Can’t Afford It.|Kaiser Health News|February 28, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Or might a solution be found that is mutually satisfactory to both sides—even if each side must forgo their maximum desires?New Documentary Reveals Story of Palestinian Village Covered Up By JNF Forest|Mira Sucharov|November 13, 2013|DAILY BEAST
Many have experienced phenomena that, however creepy, admit a satisfactory explanation.
Numerous methods for staining capsules have been devised, but few are satisfactory.
The remaining figures, being taken from census returns and other reliable authorities, are more satisfactory.Showell's Dictionary of Birmingham|Thomas T. Harman and Walter Showell
The "torfuge" (Fig. 31) is said to be a very satisfactory substitute for the centrifuge, and is readily portable.
He had looked diligently into the transactions of the house for many years past, and the investigation was most satisfactory.
“This is satisfactory,” said Wardle, hardly knowing whether to smile or be offended.The Posthumous Papers of the Pickwick Club, v. 2(of 2)|Charles Dickens