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satiety

[ suh-tahy-i-tee ]
/ səˈtaɪ ɪ ti /
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noun

the state of being satiated; surfeit.

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Origin of satiety

1525–35; <Latin satietās; replacing earlier sacietie<Middle French sacieté<Latin

OTHER WORDS FROM satiety

o·ver·sa·ti·e·ty, noun
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British Dictionary definitions for satiety

satiety
/ (səˈtaɪɪtɪ) /

noun

the state of being satiated

Word Origin for satiety

C16: from Latin satietās, from satis enough
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