Satisfaction Definition

sătĭs-făkshən
noun
A satisfying or being satisfied.
Webster's New World
The fulfillment or gratification of a desire, need, or appetite.
Wanted more space and found satisfaction in a new apartment.
American Heritage
Something that satisfies.
Webster's New World
Pleasure or contentment derived from such gratification.
Took satisfaction in being vindicated.
American Heritage
An instance of being satisfied or a source of gratification.
American Heritage
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Other Word Forms of Satisfaction

Noun

Singular:
satisfaction
Plural:
satisfactions

Idioms, Phrasal Verbs Related to Satisfaction

  • give satisfaction

Origin of Satisfaction

  • Middle English from Old French from Latin satisfactiō satisfactiōn- amends from satisfactus past participle of satisfacere to satisfy satisfy

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

  • From Latin satisfactio.

    From Wiktionary

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