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Synonyms for unsatisfying

not up to expectations

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Unfortunately, collaborations of like-minded souls often tend to leave us with unsatisfying compromises that lack real oomph.
It doesn't matter if it's work home, others, a combination of situations, or yourself; staying in an unsatisfying space jeopardizes your mental, emotional, and physical well-being.
Summary: Tired of an unsatisfying relationship, the sluggish economy or just your own bad habits?
The 32-year-old said: "It was unsatisfying for a warrior like myself who likes to get involved in a fight and a trade-off.
If you're tired of diets that don't work or are difficult to follow because they're basically unsatisfying, you need MASTER YOUR METABOLISM, a three-phrase plan that advocates revving up weight-loss hormones.
Carnival Games on DS proves to be bright and flashy visually but ultimately unsatisfying once you take a trip around the park.
The International Panel on Climate Change's new report, while authoritative, is apt to be unsatisfying to global warming skeptics, agnostics and true believers alike.
That Moore is so profoundly unsatisfying when it comes to taking on these vital issues in the real world, as opposed to the playground world of entertainment and the emotionally satisfying world of incitement," writes Lerner, "is a measure of his ultimate failure to offer a stable and effective pole of attraction in American politics.
It is both unsatisfying and frustrating not to be able to develop a more definitive basis for the estimated release fraction, but the scant and disconnected data prevent such analysis.
The dialogue is stilted, which may have something to do with the translation, but it makes an interesting story ultimately unsatisfying.
Unfortunately, Lui's explanation for that forgetting is unsatisfying, as was her lack of discussion of the Sigel family's response to the murder.
The outcome is deeply unsatisfying and Claudia is an infuriating role model for a baby-free lifestyle as she starts checking out nappies and other people's kids.
Are you working in an unsatisfying environment with little or no morale?
thoroughly unsatisfying to the German mentality" (p.
White made his name as the auteur behind the 1996 "Femalien" series--a thoroughly silly set of sci-fi soft-core pix--and a few years later produced the considerably more substantive "Understanding Joshua," 2000, in which the eponymous antihero, a sad-sack homunculus, makes his way through a landscape of suburban parties and unsatisfying interactions.