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Meaning of SATIETY

Pronunciation:  su'tIitee

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[n]  the state of being satisfactorily full and unable to take on more
 

SATIETY is a 7 letter word that starts with S.

 

 Synonyms: repletion, satiation
 
 See Also: fullness

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Sa*ti"e*ty\, n. [L. satietas, from satis, sat, enough:
cf. F. sati['e]t['e].]
The state of being satiated or glutted; fullness of
gratification, either of the appetite or of any sensual
desire; fullness beyond desire; an excess of gratification
which excites wearisomeness or loathing; repletion;
satiation.

      In all pleasures there is satiety.       --Hakewill.

      But thy words, with grace divine Imbued, bring to their
      sweetness no satiety.                    --Milton.

Syn: Repletion; satiation; surfeit; cloyment.



 

 

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