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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
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2015.
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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


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.

Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper
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