- to supply with anything to excess, so as to disgust or weary; surfeit.
- to satisfy to the full; sate.
Origin of satiate
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Examples from the Web for satiating
No man ever came to an experience which was satiating, but his good is tidings of a better.Essays, Second Series
Ralph Waldo Emerson
The draught had been delicious; but time also proved that it had been satiating.The Young Duke
But by satiating one king or five hundred nobles with bodily pleasures we do not produce more kings or more nobles.The Miscellaneous Writings and Speeches of Lord Macaulay, Vol. 2 (of 4)
Thomas Babington Macaulay
Many died, and the general public, after satiating its lust for the sensational, turned its thought elsewhere.Opportunities in Aviation
A Kentuckian will wait three or four weeks in the woods, for the moment of satiating his revenge; and he seldom or never forgives.The Americans as They Are
- to fill or supply beyond capacity or desire, often arousing weariness
- to supply to satisfaction or capacity
Word Origin and History for satiating
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.