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satiable

[sey-shuh-buh l, -shee-uh-] /ˈseɪ ʃə bəl, -ʃi ə-/
adjective
1.
capable of being satiated.
Origin of satiable
1560-1570
First recorded in 1560-70; sati(ate) + -able
Related forms
satiability, satiableness, noun
satiably, adverb
nonsatiability, noun
nonsatiable, adjective
unsatiability, noun
unsatiable, adjective
unsatiableness, noun
unsatiably, adverb
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Examples from the Web for satiable
Historical Examples
  • And he lived in Africa, and he filled all Africa with his 'satiable curtiosities.

    Just So Stories Rudyard Kipling
  • Sahwah, like the Elephant's Child, was filled with 'satiable' curiosity.

    The Campfire Girls Go Motoring Hildegard G. Frey
British Dictionary definitions for satiable

satiable

/ˈseɪʃɪəbəl; ˈseɪʃə-/
adjective
1.
capable of being satiated
Derived Forms
satiability, noun
satiably, adverb
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Word Origin and History for satiable
adj.

1560s; see satiate + -able.

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