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insatiable

[in-sey-shuh-buh l, -shee-uh-] /ɪnˈseɪ ʃə bəl, -ʃi ə-/
adjective
1.
not satiable; incapable of being satisfied or appeased:
insatiable hunger for knowledge.
Origin
late Middle English
1400-1450
1400-50; late Middle English insaciable < Latin insatiābilis; see in-3, satiable
Related forms
insatiability, insatiableness, noun
insatiably, adverb
Synonyms
voracious, unquenchable, bottomless.
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Examples for insatiably
  • It feeds insatiably upon generous intentions, but in reality it seems transfixed by the pure grandiosity of being rich.
  • He has been a brilliant, coaxing, insatiably curious listener to the tales of ordinary people.
  • He's also insatiably curious--an under appreciated quality that has served many good leaders.
  • The chicks are insatiably hungry and can triple their weight every ten days.
  • He took nothing for granted and at the same time was insatiably curious.
British Dictionary definitions for insatiably

insatiable

/ɪnˈseɪʃəbəl; -ʃɪə-/
adjective
1.
not able to be satisfied or satiated; greedy or unappeasable
Derived Forms
insatiability, insatiableness, insatiateness, noun
insatiably, insatiately, adverb
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Word Origin and History for insatiably
insatiable
c.1420, from L.L. insatiabilis, from in- "not" + satiabilis (see satiate (v.)).
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