verb (used with object), sa·ti·at·ed, sa·ti·at·ing.
Origin of satiate
Synonyms for satiate
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Historical Examples of satiation
Delicacies of fish and flesh and hitherto unheard-of fruits were served up to me to satiation.The Portal of Dreams
Charles Neville Buck
The promise of satiation, of inevitability, steeped his being in a pleasant lethargy.Cytherea
To work for any other end than satiation, it is necessary that man should feel wants beyond the want created by mere hunger.Principles of Political Economy, Vol. II
The strained cells, filled to satiation, were given more and more food.The Leech
The only ambition of this great powerful frame was to do nothing, to grovel in idleness and satiation from hour to hour.Therese Raquin
Word Origin for satiate
1630s, noun of action from satiate (v.).
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.