satiable
adjective Date: 1570 capable of being appeased or satisfied <
satiable curiosity
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  • satiable — ⇒SATIABLE, adj. Rare. Susceptible d être satisfait. Anton. insatiable. Une des nombreuses raisons pour lesquelles la monnaie n est pas neutre, et pour lesquelles il est difficile de démontrer avec une entière rigueur que la demande de monnaie,… …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • satiable — 1900; see SATIATE (Cf. satiate) + ABLE (Cf. able) …   Etymology dictionary

  • satiable — [sā′shə bəl, sā′shē əbəl] adj. that can be sated or satiated satiability n. satiably adv …   English World dictionary

  • satiable — adjective capable of being sated a satiable thirst a satiable appetite • Syn: ↑satisfiable • Similar to: ↑satiate, ↑satiated …   Useful english dictionary

  • satiable — adjective Capable of being sated, satisfiable. The gods demand for blood was satiable only by the sacrifice of a virgin …   Wiktionary

  • satiable — satiability, satiableness, n. satiably, adv. /say sheuh beuhl, shee euh /, adj. capable of being satiated. [1560 70; SATI(ATE) + ABLE] * * * …   Universalium

  • satiable — adj. satisfiable, can be satisfied, can be gratified …   English contemporary dictionary

  • satiable — sa·tia·ble …   English syllables

  • satiable — sa•tia•ble [[t]ˈseɪ ʃə bəl, ʃi ə [/t]] adj. capable of being satiated …   From formal English to slang

  • satiable — /ˈseɪʃəbəl/ (say sayshuhbuhl) adjective that can be satiated. –satiability /seɪʃəˈbɪləti/ (say sayshuh biluhtee), satiableness, noun –satiably, adverb …   Australian English dictionary

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