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Dictionary Information: Definition Satiety
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Description and Meaning: Satisfaction

  Satiety (Sa*ti"e*ty) (?), n.
[L. satietas, from satis, sat, enough: cf. F. satiété.]

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.

Synonyms -- Repletion; satiation; surfeit; cloyment.

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