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satiated

[sey-shee-ey-tid] /ˈseɪ ʃiˌeɪ tɪd/
adjective
1.
satisfied, as one's appetite or desire, to the point of boredom.
Origin of satiated
1685-1695
1685-95; satiate + -ed2
Related forms
unsatiated, adjective

satiate

[v. sey-shee-eyt; adj. sey-shee-it, -eyt] /v. ˈseɪ ʃiˌeɪt; adj. ˈseɪ ʃi ɪt, -ˌeɪt/
verb (used with object), satiated, satiating.
1.
to supply with anything to excess, so as to disgust or weary; surfeit.
2.
to satisfy to the full; sate.
adjective
3.
Origin
1400-50; late Middle English (adj.) < Latin satiātus (past participle of satiāre to satisfy), equivalent to sati-enough (akin to sad) + -ātus -ate1
Related forms
satiation, noun
nonsatiation, noun
unsatiating, adjective
Can be confused
sate, satiate.
Synonyms
1. glut, stuff, gorge.
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  • The animal peaceably obeyed, with the visible satisfaction of a satiated vengeance.

  • The death of the receiver of taxes had satiated the soldiers.

  • The simplicity of her girlhood had come back to the seasoned woman of the world, at once spoiled and satiated with success.

    Stingaree E. W. (Ernest William) Hornung
  • She listened with a curiosity which drank in every word and yet was not satiated.

    The House Under the Sea Sir Max Pemberton
  • How eternal nature herself seemed to age amidst that satiated weariness.

    His Masterpiece Emile Zola
  • He was satiated with cake and tea and compliments that evening and recklessly truthful.

    The Portygee Joseph Crosby Lincoln
British Dictionary definitions for satiated

satiate

/ˈseɪʃɪˌeɪt/
verb (transitive)
1.
to fill or supply beyond capacity or desire, often arousing weariness
2.
to supply to satisfaction or capacity
Derived Forms
satiation, noun
Word Origin
C16: from Latin satiāre to satisfy, from satis enough
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Word Origin and History for satiated

satiate

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.

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