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insatiate

[in-sey-shee-it] /ɪnˈseɪ ʃi ɪt/
adjective
1.
insatiable:
insatiate greed.
Origin
1500-1510
1500-10; < Latin insatiātus not filled. See in-3, satiate
Related forms
insatiately, adverb
insatiateness, insatiety
[in-suh-tahy-i-tee, in-sey-shi-tee, -sey-shee-i-] /ˌɪn səˈtaɪ ɪ ti, ɪnˈseɪ ʃɪ ti, -ˈseɪ ʃi ɪ-/ (Show IPA),
noun
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  • He drinks deep of the fountains of knowledge and is still insatiate.
British Dictionary definitions for insatiate

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 insatiate
adj.

mid-15c., insaciate, from Latin insatiatus "unsatisfied," from in- "not, opposite of" (see in- (1)) + satiatus, past participle of satiare (see satiate).

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