Synonyms for unsatisfactory
disappointing, below expectation, inadequate, displeasing, undesirable, regrettable, disconcerting, disquieting, vexing, distressing, upsetting, disturbing, offensive, unacceptable, disagreeable, unwelcome, shocking, deficient; see also poor 2.
Antonyms excellent*, satisfactory, gratifying.
See unsatisfactory in Webster's New World Roget's A-Z Thesaurus II
Below a standard of quality: bad, bum1, poor. Idioms: below par, not up to scratch (or snuff). See good
Tending to discourage, retard, or make more difficult: adverse, disadvantageous, negative, unadvantageous, unfavorable, untoward. See help
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