an act of satisfying; fulfillment; gratification.
the state of being satisfied; contentment.
the cause or means of being satisfied.
confident acceptance of something as satisfactory, dependable, true, etc.
reparation or compensation, as for a wrong or injury.
the opportunity to redress or right a wrong, as by a duel.
payment or discharge, as of a debt or obligation.
an act of doing penance or making reparation for venial sin.
the penance or reparation made.
- sat·is·fac·tion·al, adjective
- sat·is·fac·tion·less, adjective
- non·sat·is·fac·tion, noun
- pre·sat·is·fac·tion, noun
- su·per·sat·is·fac·tion, noun
- un·der·sat·is·fac·tion, noun
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How to use satisfaction in a sentence
One of the goals of Amazon’s voice-interoperability initiative is to popularize voice technology to both consumers and companies, and to improve “customer satisfaction,” Rubenson said.Amazon’s A.I. voice project gets help from Facebook, Dolby, and Garmin | jonathanvanian2015 | September 9, 2020 | Fortune
Customer satisfaction with the political industry is at historic lows.
One of the things that give me the greatest satisfaction when I think about my career is, it’s not so much about the theorems that I’ve proven, but I think I am playing a supporting role in the mathematical community that is valuable to people.Conducting the Mathematical Orchestra From the Middle | Rachel Crowell | September 2, 2020 | Quanta Magazine
Instead, it released a one-paragraph statement that touted its high customer satisfaction scores and rates of repayment.The Loan Company That Sued Thousands of Low-Income Latinos During the Pandemic | by Kiah Collier, Ren Larson and Perla Trevizo | August 31, 2020 | ProPublica
Consumer satisfaction and ongoing viral infection rates will continue to cause dramatic fluctuations in consumer behavior.SEO in the second half of 2020: Five search opportunities to act on now | Jim Yu | August 17, 2020 | Search Engine Watch
Another noteworthy item from this study: Women who started having sex earlier found greater satisfaction in college.Was 2014 the Year Science Discovered The Female Orgasm? | Samantha Allen | December 6, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
“I had belief there was something outside material satisfaction,” Vreeland says in the film.
He derived enormous satisfaction from some customers choosing to base the rest of their wardrobe around his socks.The Hot Designer Who Hates Fashion: VK Nagrani Triumphs His Own Way | Tom Teodorczuk | December 1, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
This gives Nagrani greater satisfaction than to have Esquire last year crown his socks “the best in the world”.The Hot Designer Who Hates Fashion: VK Nagrani Triumphs His Own Way | Tom Teodorczuk | December 1, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
The satisfaction experienced by high-performance companies did not surprise Shriver at all.Hiring People With Disabilities Isn’t Just the Right Thing to Do—It’s Good for Business | Elizabeth Picciuto | October 27, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
Bernard folded his hands together—almost devoutly—and stood gazing at her with a long, inarticulate murmur of satisfaction.Confidence | Henry James
A general air of surprise and genuine satisfaction fell upon every one as they saw the pianist enter.The Awakening and Selected Short Stories | Kate Chopin
Leaving Bruno to guard, Harry climbed the tree, and to his satisfaction had a good view of the country.The Courier of the Ozarks | Byron A. Dunn
She smiled a smile after this that was one of satisfaction, and at that moment her sisters called that the meal was ready.The Homesteader | Oscar Micheaux
Father Fochel of the Cathedral had attempted to explain it; but he had not done so to her satisfaction.The Awakening and Selected Short Stories | Kate Chopin
British Dictionary definitions for satisfaction
the act of satisfying or state of being satisfied
the fulfilment of a desire
the pleasure obtained from such fulfilment
a source of fulfilment
reparation or compensation for a wrong done or received
RC Church Church of England the performance by a repentant sinner of a penance
Christianity the atonement for sin by the death of Christ
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