Satiety definition

sə-tīĭ-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.

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The condition of being full or gratified beyond the point of satisfaction; surfeit.
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The state of being satiated; surfeit.
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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.

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Origin of satiety

  • French satiete from Old French saciete from Latin satietās from satis sufficient sā- in Indo-European roots

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • From Middle French satieté, from Latin satietas.

    From Wiktionary