satiable

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

capable of being satiated.

Nearby words

  1. satellitium,
  2. satellitosis,
  3. satelloid,
  4. satem,
  5. sati,
  6. satiate,
  7. satiated,
  8. satiation,
  9. saticon,
  10. satie

Origin of satiable

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

Related forms
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Examples from the Web for satiable

  • 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.



British Dictionary definitions for satiable

satiable

/ (ˈseɪʃɪəbəl, ˈseɪʃə-) /

adjective

capable of being satiated
Derived Formssatiability, nounsatiably, adverb

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Word Origin and History for satiable

satiable

adj.

1560s; see satiate + -able.

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