Thursday, November 27, 2003
satiety noun [suh-TY-uh-tee] The state of being full or gratified to or beyond the point of satisfaction.
Definitions for satiety
- The state of being full or gratified to or beyond the point of satisfaction.
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Citations for satiety
Carbohydrates, especially the starchy ones like pasta and potatoes, provide a feeling of satiety, both physiologically and psychologically.
Isidore of Seville, in interpreting the Psalms in the seventh century, seconded the idea that tears produce satiety. "Lamenting," he wrote, "is the food of souls."