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satietymore about satiety


  3  definitions  found 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
  Satiety  \Sa*ti"e*ty\,  n.  [L.  satietas  from  satis,  sat,  enough: 
  cf  F.  sati['e]t['e].] 
  The  state  of  being  satiated  or  glutted;  fullness  of 
  gratification,  either  of  the  appetite  or  of  any  sensual 
  desire;  fullness  beyond  desire;  an  excess  of  gratification 
  which  excites  wearisomeness  or  loathing;  repletion; 
  In  all  pleasures  there  is  satiety.  --Hakewill. 
  But  thy  words  with  grace  divine  Imbued,  bring  to  their 
  sweetness  no  satiety.  --Milton. 
  Syn:  Repletion;  satiation;  surfeit;  cloyment. 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
  n  :  the  state  of  being  satisfactorily  full  and  unable  to  take  on 
  more  [syn:  {repletion},  {satiation}] 
  From  THE  DEVIL'S  DICTIONARY  ((C)1911  Released  April  15  1993)  [devils]: 
  SATIETY,  n.  The  feeling  that  one  has  for  the  plate  after  he  has  eaten 
  its  contents,  madam. 

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