[ sey-shee-ey-tid ]
/ ˈseɪ ʃiˌeɪ tɪd /


satisfied, as one's appetite or desire, to the point of boredom.

Nearby words

  1. satelloid,
  2. satem,
  3. sati,
  4. satiable,
  5. satiate,
  6. satiation,
  7. saticon,
  8. satie,
  9. satie, erik,
  10. satiety

Origin of satiated

First recorded in 1685–95; satiate + -ed2

Related formsun·sa·ti·at·ed, adjective


[ verb sey-shee-eyt; adjective sey-shee-it, -eyt ]
/ verb ˈseɪ ʃiˌeɪt; adjective ˈseɪ ʃi ɪt, -ˌeɪt /

verb (used with object), sa·ti·at·ed, sa·ti·at·ing.

to supply with anything to excess, so as to disgust or weary; surfeit.
to satisfy to the full; sate.


Origin of satiate

1400–50; late Middle English (adj.) < Latin satiātus (past participle of satiāre to satisfy), equivalent to sati-enough (akin to sad) + -ātus -ate1

Related formssa·ti·a·tion, nounnon·sa·ti·a·tion, nounun·sa·ti·at·ing, adjective

Can be confusedsate satiate Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

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British Dictionary definitions for satiated


/ (ˈseɪʃɪˌeɪt) /

verb (tr)

to fill or supply beyond capacity or desire, often arousing weariness
to supply to satisfaction or capacity
Derived Formssatiation, noun

Word Origin for satiate

C16: from Latin satiāre to satisfy, from satis enough

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Word Origin and History for satiated



mid-15c., from Latin satiatus, past participle of satiare "fill full, satisfy," from satis "enough," from PIE root *sa- "to satisfy" (cf. Gothic saþs "satiated," Old English sæd "satisfied;" see sad). Related: Satiated; satiating.

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