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insatiate

[ in-sey-shee-it ]
/ ɪnˈseɪ ʃi ɪt /
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adjective
insatiable: insatiate greed.
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Origin of insatiate

First recorded in 1500–10, insatiate is from the Latin word insatiātus not filled. See in-3, satiate

OTHER WORDS FROM insatiate

in·sa·ti·ate·ly, adverbin·sa·ti·ate·ness, in·sa·ti·e·ty [in-suh-tahy-i-tee, in-sey-shi-tee, -sey-shee-i-], /ˌɪn səˈtaɪ ɪ ti, ɪnˈseɪ ʃɪ ti, -ˈseɪ ʃi ɪ-/, noun
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