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


[v. sey-shee-eyt; adj. sey-shee-it, -eyt] /v. ˈseɪ ʃiˌeɪt; adj. ˈseɪ ʃi ɪt, -ˌeɪt/
verb (used with object), satiated, satiating.
to supply with anything to excess, so as to disgust or weary; surfeit.
to satisfy to the full; sate.
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.
1. glut, stuff, gorge. Unabridged
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Examples from the web for satiated
  • But could not keep the hunger of wild pack dogs satiated those were unleashed for liberation, they have now turned inwards.
  • Some satiated caterpillars then attach the empty snail shells onto their speckled casings.
  • Animals can become satiated and will refuse any more food even if it is their favorite.
  • As a big runner and a big eater this absolutely satiated me.
  • Even in their satiated state, the large sharks can put up a pretty good fight.
  • We were both satiated with the food and the service, but the decor really makes the meal special.
  • Before long, the pups were completely satiated and practically immobilized.
  • As a farmer, it is rewarding to be a steward of a small piece of land and have so many satisfied and satiated customers.
  • Curiosity is a burning hunger that can never be satiated.
British Dictionary definitions for satiated


verb (transitive)
to fill or supply beyond capacity or desire, often arousing weariness
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



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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