satiable

[sey-shuh-buh l, -shee-uh-]

Origin of satiable

First recorded in 1560–70; sati(ate) + -able
Related formssa·tia·bil·i·ty, sa·tia·ble·ness, nounsa·tia·bly, adverbnon·sa·ti·a·bil·i·ty, nounnon·sa·ti·a·ble, adjectiveun·sa·tia·bil·i·ty, nounun·sa·tia·ble, adjectiveun·sa·tia·ble·ness, nounun·sa·tia·bly, adverb
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satiable

adjective
  1. capable of being satiated
Derived Formssatiability, nounsatiably, adverb
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Word Origin and History for unsatiable
adj.

late 14c., from un- (1) "not" + satiable. Since 17c. the usual form is insatiable.

satiable

adj.

1560s; see satiate + -able.

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