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satiable

[ sey-shuh-buhl, -shee-uh- ]
/ ˈseɪ ʃə bəl, -ʃi ə- /
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adjective

capable of being satiated.

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Origin of satiable

First recorded in 1560–70; sati(ate) + -able

OTHER WORDS FROM satiable

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Example sentences from the Web for satiable

  • Sahwah, like the Elephant's Child, was filled with 'satiable' curiosity.

  • In general, however, commodities which minister to easily satiable wants are ill-adapted for money.

    The Value of Money|Benjamin M. Anderson, Jr.
  • And he lived in Africa, and he filled all Africa with his 'satiable curtiosities.

    Just So Stories|Rudyard Kipling

British Dictionary definitions for satiable

satiable
/ (ˈseɪʃɪəbəl, ˈseɪʃə-) /

adjective

capable of being satiated

Derived forms of satiable

satiability, nounsatiably, adverb
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