[ in-sey-shuh-buhl, -shee-uh- ]
/ ɪnˈseɪ ʃə bəl, -ʃi ə- /


not satiable; incapable of being satisfied or appeased: insatiable hunger for knowledge.

Origin of insatiable

1400–50; late Middle English insaciable < Latin insatiābilis; see in-3, satiable

SYNONYMS FOR insatiable

Related forms

in·sa·tia·bil·i·ty, in·sa·tia·ble·ness, nounin·sa·tia·bly, adverb Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

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British Dictionary definitions for insatiably


insatiate (ɪnˈseɪʃɪɪt)

/ (ɪnˈseɪʃəbəl, -ʃɪə-) /


not able to be satisfied or satiated; greedy or unappeasable

Derived Forms

insatiability, insatiableness or insatiateness, nouninsatiably or insatiately, adverb
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