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Not ExceptionalPlay
Satisfactory means something is okay, but not outstanding or superb. SlideHer performance was satisfactory, but did not wow the audience.
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Meeting ExpectationsPlay
Use 'satisfactory' to show that something meets the basic expectations or needs. SlideThe meal was satisfactory; it filled us up but wasn't special.
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Neutral TonePlay
The word 'satisfactory' can suggest a lack of enthusiasm; it's a polite way to say okay. SlideYour work is satisfactory, but I encourage you to aim higher.