|1.||the act of satisfying or state of being satisfied|
|2.||the fulfilment of a desire|
|3.||the pleasure obtained from such fulfilment|
|4.||a source of fulfilment|
|5.||reparation or compensation for a wrong done or received|
|6.||RC Church, Church of England the performance by a repentant sinner of a penance|
|7.||Christianity the atonement for sin by the death of Christ|
|[C15: via French from Latin satisfactionem, from satisfacere to |
satisfaction sat·is·fac·tion (sāt'ĭs-fāk'shən)
The fulfillment or gratification of a desire, a need, or an appetite.
The pleasure or contentment that is derived from such gratification.