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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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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