Insatiately

Definitions

  • Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • adv Insatiately Insatiably.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
  • Interesting fact: Dipsomania refers to an insatiable craving for alcoholic beverages
    • insatiately In an insatiate manner; so as not to be satisfied.
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Quotations

  • Oliver Goldsmith
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    “People seek within a short span of life to satisfy a thousand desires, each of which is insatiable.”
  • Doug Horton
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    “First rule of Economics 101: our desires are insatiable. Second rule: we can stomach only three Big Macs at a time.”
  • Anne Morrow Lindbergh
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    “America, which has the most glorious present still existing in the world today, hardly stops to enjoy it, in her insatiable appetite for the future.”
  • William Cowper
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    “Visitors are insatiable devourers of time, and fit only for those who, if they did not visit, would do nothing.”
  • A. N. Wilson
    A. N. Wilson
    “The fact that logic cannot satisfy us awakens an almost insatiable hunger for the irrational.”
  • Albert Camus
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    “The desire for possession is insatiable, to such a point that it can survive even love itself. To love, therefore, is to sterilize the person one loves.”

Usage

In literature:

Such prolixity enchanted the King, whose greediness for business epistles was insatiable.
"The Rise of the Dutch Republic, Volume I.(of III) 1555-66" by John Lothrop Motley
Those insatiable sand-banks seemed ready to absorb all the gold and all the life of Christendom.
"History of the United Netherlands, 1600-09, Vol. IV. Complete" by John Lothrop Motley
When this corrupting passion once takes possession of the human mind, like the love of gold it becomes insatiable.
"U.S. Presidential Inaugural Addresses" by Various
That wooden box, with its mouthlike slit was like an insatiable monster that was constantly fed, yet was still gaping for more.
"I Will Repay" by Baroness Emmuska Orczy
The Wavinza are worse than the Wagogo, and their greed is more insatiable.
"How I Found Livingstone" by Henry M. Stanley
Stratums of higher and more violent winds raged them in insatiable appetites.
"Corpus of a Siam Mosquito" by Steven Sills
Why this insatiate ambition on his part in an age of unbelief?
"The Inside of the Cup, Complete" by Winston Churchill
When Tomyris found his body lying in a pool of human blood, she cried: 'Methinks, insatiable conqueror, thou art at last sated with blood!
"An Egyptian Princess, Complete" by Georg Ebers
Antony's son has inherited much of his father's insatiable love of pleasure.
"Cleopatra, Complete" by Georg Ebers
Even to this day stories still linger of his tyranny, his savage temper, his reckless munificence, and his insatiable avarice.
"A House of Gentlefolk" by Ivan Turgenev
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In poetry:

It seems a vast and restless grave,
Insatiate, hungry, beckoning
With dreadful gesture of command
To every free and living thing.
"Outward Bound" by Susan Coolidge
Wilt thou respect no dignity?
Must nobles and the peasantry
Be subject to thy great command?
Insatiate, cease to scourge the land!
"On Death" by Benjamin Cutler Clark
There worms insatiate ever prey
On conscious sinners, night and day —
A sort of worms, that never die,
But gnaw to all eternity!
"The Complaint And The Advice Of Dives, To His Five Brethren, (Part 2­), Or A Description Of Hell, An" by Rees Prichard
You thrill as his pulses dwindle,
You brighten and warm as he bleeds,
With insatiable eyes that kindle
And insatiable mouth that feeds.
"Satia te Sanguine" by Algernon Charles Swinburne
Your changeless will must be
Only eternally
To live, live, and create
Yourself, insatiate,
Desirously diverse,
Careless of boon or curse.
"Idealism" by E J Rupert Atkinson
For at the base of every mountain,
Where southward-moving birds repose,
In every grove, at every fountain,
Lurk merciless, insatiate foes.
"Bird Slaughter" by John Lawson Stoddard

In news:

Instead, now programmed to expect an affluent lifestyle as manifest destiny, households fuelled their insatiable consumptive urges with two incomes, working wives and mounting credit.
IF cookbooks are anything to go by, Americans are almost insatiably curious about the foods and food ways of other parts of the world.
The Paris couture shows are a magnet for celebrities as designers increase their luxury offerings to insatiable markets.
Photo by Jack GouldThe longest-running feud in Orange County has pitted the insatiable Irvine Co. And its associates against Larry Agran, the city of Irvine's veteran progressive politician.
Today's youngsters grow up primed to pose for the insatiable lenses of smartphones, but Ms Touchette tapped a richer vein.
The care and feeding of Apple fans hungry for new Apple products can only be matched, it seems, by their insatiable desire for new Apple retail stores.
Long Islanders' appetite for wireless connectivity is insatiable.
Only God can satisfy human insatiability .
Some people say that we human beings are cursed by being insatiable, which means we never get enough of, well, anything.
Beer drinkers have an insatiable thirst for craft brews.
The 'Global Catch' In Our Insatiable Taste For Sushi.
Troubling Our Insatiable Intervention Instinct.
Even California Shows Halo With Insatiable Demand: Muni.
Republicans Agree On ' Insatiable ' Demand For Wireless Broadband.
Germantown Mom Has an Insatiable Appetite for Competition.
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In science:

Whilst he may not have been quite the equal of the great astronomy author of the time, Sir Robert Ball, Gore‘s books helped to feed the insatiable public appetite that existed at the time for knowledge about developments in science.
John Ellard Gore: of immensity and minuteness
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