fac-, facil-, fact-, feas-, -feat, -fect, -feit, -facient, -faction, -fic-, -fy, -ficate, -fication

(Latin: to make, to do, to build, to cause, to produce; forming, shaping)

satisfactorily (adverb), more satisfactorily, most satisfactorily
1. A reference to fulfilling expectations or needs which are acceptable, although not necessarily outstanding or perfect: The brothers performed satisfactorily on the exam, but they should have done better.
2. Relating to fulfilling certain achievements: Sharon's motives for not going to school yesterday have never been satisfactorily explained.
satisfactoriness (s) (noun) (no plural)
1. The power of fulfilling certain requirements or desires: The satisfactoriness of pleasure or enjoyment is what most people strive for.
2. A condition in which something makes a person happy or pleased: Helping others is one of the greatest satisfactoriness of Mike's life.
satisfactory (adjective), more satisfactory, most satisfactory
Something that is good enough to be accepted in a particular situation or which fulfills a particular need or purpose: Sam's job requires a satisfactory level of performance; however, although his work has been adequate, it has not been outstanding.
satisfiedly (adverb), more satisfiedly, most satisfiedly
A descriptive term or reference to having had a need or desire fulfilled: Tim's job was satisfiedly accomplished on time.
satisfiedness (s) (noun), satisfiednesses (pl)
A situation in which a person has had a happy or pleased feeling because of something that someone has done or that which has happened: Henry's satisfiedness was a result of doing something that others had tried but could not accomplish.
satisfier (s) (noun), satisfiers (pl)
A person who is capable of producing the needs, desires, or expectations of others.
satisfy (verb), satisfies; satisfied; satisfying
To meet the needs, desires, or expectations of others: Jacob has never been satisfied with his job and that's why he is looking for employment in some other company.
satisfyingly (adverb), more satisfyingly, most satisfyingly
scientific (adjective), more scientific, most scientific
1. A reference to or pertaining to using facts and the laws of science or the sciences; of the nature of science.
2. Conveying an art, practice, operation, or method; based upon or regulated by science, as opposed to mere traditional rules or ideas.
3. Relating to an organized body of knowledge which is derived from observations and which can be verified or tested by further investigation.
5. Descriptive of being guided by a knowledge of science and acting according to scientific principles.
6. Etymology: from Latin scientia, "knowledge" + facere, "to make."
scientific method (s) (noun), scientific methods (pl)
1. A process of inquiry depending on the reciprocal interplay of observable data and generalizations: The scientific method consists typically of the statement of a problem and the accumulation and analysis of relevant data that may lead to the development of a hypothesis which can be tested by the reliability and accuracy of deductions from it and by its consistency with other data.
2. An organized approach to problem-solving that includes collecting information, and testing it objectively, interpreting the results, and stating conclusions that can be independently evaluated and tested by other specialists.
scientifically (adverb), more scientifically, most scientifically
Relating to conducting research in a systematically, methodically, thoroughly scientific manner: The group of university students were careful to scientifically report to their professor what the laws of science are with demonstrative reasoning.
1. The state of being imperfectly vitrified.
2. A substance imperfectly vitrified.
1. The quality of having importance or of being regarded as having great meaning: "The significance of the large number of customers shouldn't be ignored."
2. The meaning of something; usually, a special meaning or a meaning that is not obvious: "The special medical study indicated the significance of sanitizing the hands of hospital personnel when they go from one patient's room to another one."