- The definition of satisfactory is acceptable, adequate or sufficient.
- When you do OK on a test and you pass it but don't excel, this is an example of a satisfactory performance.
- When your health condition is generally OK, this is an example of a time when your health is satisfactory.
Origin: Fr satisfactoire from Midieval Latin satisfactorius
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- satˌis·facˈto·ri·ly adverb
- satˌis·facˈto·ri·ness noun