adjective Date: 15th century insatiableinsatiately adverbinsatiateness noun

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  • Insatiate — In*sa ti*ate, a. [L. insatiatus.] Insatiable; as, insatiate thirst. [1913 Webster] The insatiate greediness of his desires. Shak. [1913 Webster] And still insatiate, thirsting still for blood. Hook. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • insatiate — index rapacious Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • insatiate — (adj.) mid 15c., insaciate, from L. insatiatus unsatisfied, from in not, opposite of (see IN (Cf. in ) (1)) + satiatus, pp. of satiare (see SATIATE (Cf. satiate)) …   Etymology dictionary

  • insatiate — [in sā′shət; in sā′shē ət, in sā′shēāt΄] adj. [L insatiatus] never satisfied; insatiable insatiately adv. insatiateness n …   English World dictionary

  • insatiate — insatiately, adv. insatiateness, insatiety /in seuh tuy i tee, in say shi tee, say shee i /, n. /in say shee it/, adj. insatiable: insatiate greed. [1500 10; < L insatiatus not filled. See IN 3, SATIATE] * * * …   Universalium

  • insatiate — in•sa•ti•ate [[t]ɪnˈseɪ ʃi ɪt[/t]] adj. insatiable: insatiate greed[/ex] …   From formal English to slang

  • insatiate — /ɪnˈseɪʃiət/ (say in saysheeuht) adjective insatiable: insatiate greed. –insatiately, adverb –insatiateness, noun …   Australian English dictionary

  • insatiate — adjective Insatiable …   Wiktionary

  • insatiate — adj. cannot be satisfied, constantly craves more, insatiable …   English contemporary dictionary

  • insatiate — [ɪn seɪʃɪət] adjective literary never satisfied …   English new terms dictionary

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