not fulfilling or satisfactoryit was inherently unsatisfying work

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  • The air at that altitude is thin and, to the one not accustomed to it, most unsatisfying.

  • Yet all this was cold and unsatisfying, a poor substitute for the other things.

    Mr. Grex of Monte Carlo

    E. Phillips Oppenheim

  • "I couldn't say, sir," is the civil but unsatisfying reply with which research is met.

  • The fruit of her labor was in her hands, but it was vapid, tasteless, unsatisfying.

  • He has sounded the depths of rural existence and found it unsatisfying.


    Henry Kalloch Rowe