Definition of Satisfactoriness

1. Noun. The quality of giving satisfaction sufficient to meet a demand or requirement.

Generic synonyms: Quality
Specialized synonyms: Adequacy, Adequateness, Acceptability, Acceptableness
Derivative terms: Satisfactory, Satisfactory
Antonyms: Unsatisfactoriness



Definition of Satisfactoriness

1. Noun. The state or quality of being satisfactory. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Lexicographical Neighbors of Satisfactoriness

satirising
satirist
satirists
satirizable
satirize
satirized
satirizer
satirizers
satirizes
satirizing
satis
satisfaction
satisfactions
satisfactive
satisfactorily
satisfactoriness (current term)
satisfactory
satisfiability
satisfiable
satisfice
satisficed
satisficer
satisfices
satisficing
satisfie
satisfied
satisfier
satisfiers
satisfies
satisfieth

Literary usage of Satisfactoriness

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The Logic of Will: A Study in Analogy by Helen Wodehouse (1908)
"Now within such limits, conative or cognitive, we arrange the courses in order of satisfactoriness by Decrees of the ordinary tests. ..."

2. Is Conscience an Emotion?: Three Lectures on Recent Ethical Theories by Hastings Rashdall (1914)
"To speak of the value-judgement as a feeling of satisfactoriness misrepresents its true nature except in that popular sense of the word "feeling" in which ..."

3. The Lighting Art: Its Practice and Possibilities by Matthew Luckiesh (1917)
"If the term must be used let it represent, in the broader sense, the ratio of satisfactoriness to cost. It may surprise some illuminating engineers to learn ..."

4. The Lighting Art: Its Practice and Possibilities by Matthew Luckiesh (1917)
"If the term must be used let it represent, in the broader sense, the ratio of satisfactoriness to cost. It may surprise some illuminating engineers to learn ..."

5. The Lighting Art: Its Practice and Possibilities by Matthew Luckiesh (1917)
"If the term must be used let it represent, in the broader sense, the ratio of satisfactoriness to cost. It may surprise some illuminating engineers to learn ..."

6. Lighting the Home by Matthew Luckiesh (1920)
"By coloring the lamp so that it emits light of the desired tint, the satisfactoriness is increased at the expense of some light. The luminous efficiency of ..."

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