[in-sey-shuh-buh l, -shee-uh-]
- not satiable; incapable of being satisfied or appeased: insatiable hunger for knowledge.
Origin of insatiable
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voracious, unquenchable, bottomless.
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Examples from the Web for insatiableness
Bitterly, Marschner clenched his fist at this insatiableness.Men in War
Moreover, the insatiableness of our desires asserts our personal imperishableness.Tablets
Amos Bronson Alcott
On his forehead are two horns—I think, of sea-shell—to indicate his insatiableness and instability.Modern Painters, Volume V (of 5)
We recognize, however, without difficulty, the peril of insatiableness and immodesty in the pleasures of Art.
Less recognized, but therefore more perilous, the insatiableness and immodesty of Science tempt us through our very virtues.
- not able to be satisfied or satiated; greedy or unappeasable
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Word Origin and History for insatiableness
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