satiety

[suh-tahy-i-tee]

noun

the state of being satiated; surfeit.

Origin of satiety

1525–35; < Latin satietās; replacing earlier sacietie < Middle French sacieté < Latin
Related formso·ver·sa·ti·e·ty, noun
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satiety

noun

the state of being satiated

Word Origin for satiety

C16: from Latin satietās, from satis enough
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Word Origin and History for satiety
n.

1530s, from Middle French satiété, from Latin satietatem (nominative satietas) "abundance, sufficiency, fullness," from satis "enough," from PIE root *sa- "to satisfy" (see sad).

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