Satiety

  • 1 Satiety — Sa*ti e*ty, n. [L. satietas, from satis, sat, enough: cf. F. sati[ e]t[ e].] The state of being satiated or glutted; fullness of gratification, either of the appetite or of any sensual desire; fullness beyond desire; an excess of gratification… …

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  • 2 satiety — index plethora, sufficiency, surfeit Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …

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  • 3 satiety — 1530s, from Fr. satiété (12c.), from L. satietatem abundance, from satis enough, from PIE root *sa to satisfy (see SAD (Cf. sad)) …

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  • 4 satiety — ► NOUN ▪ the feeling or state of being satiated …

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  • 5 satiety — [sə tī′ə tē] n. [Fr satiété < OFr sazieted < L satietas] the state of being satiated; surfeit …

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  • 6 Satiety — (Roget s Thesaurus) < N PARAG:Satiety >N GRP: N 1 Sgm: N 1 satiety satiety satisfaction saturation repletion glut surfeit Sgm: N 1 cloyment cloyment satiation Sgm: N 1 weariness weariness &c. 841 …

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  • 7 satiety — /seuh tuy i tee/, n. the state of being satiated; surfeit. [1525 35; < L satietas; r. earlier sacietie < MF sacieté < L] * * * ▪ physiology       desire to limit further food intake, as after completing a satisfying meal. The hypothalamus, part… …

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  • 8 satiety — noun /səˈtaɪ.ə.ti/ The state of being perfectly satiated. That loaf of bread, that jug of wine, and thou have left me in a state of utter satiety. Syn: satiation Ant: hunger, appetite See Also: satiate …

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  • 9 satiety — n. 1 the state of being glutted or satiated. 2 the feeling of having too much of something. 3 (foll. by of) a cloyed dislike of. Phrases and idioms: to satiety to an extent beyond what is desired. Etymology: obs. F sacieteacute f. L satietas… …

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  • 10 satiety — noun Etymology: Middle French satieté, from Latin satietat , satietas, from satis Date: 1533 1. the quality or state of being fed or gratified to or beyond capacity ; surfeit, fullness 2. the revulsion or disgust caused by overindulgence or… …

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  • 11 satiety — sa·ti·ety sə tī ət ēalso sā sh(ē )ət n, pl eties the quality or state of being fed or gratified to or beyond capacity * * * sa·ti·e·ty (sə tiґə te) [L. satietas] 1. sufficiency. 2. full gratification of appetite or thirst, with… …

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  • 12 satiety — (Roget s Thesaurus II) noun The condition of being full to or beyond satisfaction: engorgement, repletion, satiation, surfeit. See EXCESS, FULL …

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  • 13 satiety — sa|ti|e|ty [ sə taıəti ] noun uncount LITERARY the feeling of having had enough, or too much, of something …

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  • 14 satiety — sa·ti·e·ty || sÉ™ taɪətɪ n. complete satisfaction, repletion; excessive gratification, state of being overly full or gratified, surfeit …

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  • 15 satiety — [sə tʌɪɪti] noun the feeling or state of being sated. Origin C16: from OFr. saciete, from L. satietas, from satis enough …

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  • 16 satiety — n. Repletion, satiation, surfeit, fulness, glut, cloyment …

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  • 17 satiety — n 1. fullness, repletion, the point of satisfaction, contentment, gratification, satiation; cloyedness, overfullness, overindulgence; saturation, supersaturation, overflow, flood, deluge, inundation; suffocation, choking, gagging, nausea,… …

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  • 18 satiety — sa·ti·e·ty …

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  • 19 satiety — UK [səˈtaɪətɪ] / US noun [uncountable] literary the feeling of having had enough, or too much, of something …

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  • 20 satiety — sa•ti•e•ty [[t]səˈtaɪ ɪ ti[/t]] n. the state of being satiated; surfeit • Etymology: 1525–35; earlier sacietie < MF sacieté < L satietās, der. ofsati(s)enough …

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