satiety[sə tī′ə tē]
- Satiety is the state of having more than enough.
An example of satiety is having just devoured plate after plate of food at a buffet.
the state of being satiated; surfeit
Origin of satietyFrench satiété ; from Old French sazieted ; from Classical Latin satietas
The condition of being full or gratified beyond the point of satisfaction; surfeit.
Origin of satietyFrench satiete, from Old French saciete, from Latin satietās, from satis, sufficient; see sā- in Indo-European roots.
- The state of being perfectly satiated.
- That loaf of bread, that jug of wine, and thou have left me in a state of utter satiety.
From Middle French satietÃ©, from Latin satietas.