satiation


satiation

verb (used with object), sa·ti·at·ed, sa·ti·at·ing.

  1. to supply with anything to excess, so as to disgust or weary; surfeit.
  2. to satisfy to the full; sate.

adjective

  1. satiated.

verb (tr)

  1. to fill or supply beyond capacity or desire, often arousing weariness
  2. to supply to satisfaction or capacity

n.1630s, noun of action from satiate (v.). v.mid-15c., from Latin satiatus, past participle of satiare “fill full, satisfy,” from satis “enough,” from PIE root *sa- “to satisfy” (cf. Gothic saþs “satiated,” Old English sæd “satisfied;” see sad). Related: Satiated; satiating. n.

  1. The state produced by having had a specific need, such as hunger or thirst, fulfilled.

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