satiate

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • adj satiate supplied (especially fed) to satisfaction
    • v satiate overeat or eat immodestly; make a pig of oneself "She stuffed herself at the dinner","The kids binged on ice cream"
    • v satiate fill to satisfaction "I am sated"
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • a Satiate Filled to satiety; glutted; sated; -- followed by with or of. "Satiate of applause."
    • Satiate To full beyond natural desire; to gratify to repletion or loathing; to surfeit; to glut.
    • Satiate To satisfy the appetite or desire of; to feed to the full; to furnish enjoyment to, to the extent of desire; to sate; as, to satiate appetite or sense. "These [smells] rather woo the sense than satiate it.""I may yet survive the malice of my enemies, although they should be satiated with my blood."
    • Satiate To saturate. "Content with science in the vale of peace.""His whole felicity is endless strife;
      No peace, no satisfaction , crowns his life."
      "He may be satiated , but not satisfied ."
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • satiate To satisfy; feed or nourish to the full; sate.
    • satiate To fill beyond natural desire; surfeit; fill to repletion.
    • satiate To saturate. See saturate.
    • satiate Synonyms Surfeit, etc. (see satisfy); suffice overfill, glut, gorge, cloy.
    • satiate To satisfy need or desire.
    • satiate Filled to satiety; glutted; satiated.
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • v.t Satiate sā′shi-āt to satisfy or give enough: to gratify fully: to glut
    • adj Satiate glutted
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Quotations

  • Martin Luther
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    “Some plague the people with too long sermons; for the faculty of listening is a tender thing, and soon becomes weary and satiated.”

Etymology

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
L. satiatus, p. p. of satiare, to satisfy, from sat, satis, enough. See Sad (a.), and cf. Sate

Usage

In literature:

Let them satiate their fury upon me.
"Madame Roland, Makers of History" by John S. C. Abbott
Satiated, indolent spirits soon grow tired and dismiss their pastors to go wherever they wish.
"Epistle Sermons, Vol. II" by Martin Luther
As if exhausted by their efforts, or else satiated with food, the beetles were doing what the soldiers did.
"Astounding Stories of Super-Science February 1930" by Various
This is generally a second-course dish, and is usually made too rich, and only fit to re-excite an appetite already satiated.
"The Cook's Oracle; and Housekeeper's Manual" by William Kitchiner
For once they'll be satiated with jam-tarts.
"The Madcap of the School" by Angela Brazil
SATIATION of the stigma, i.
"The Variation of Animals and Plants Under Domestication, Volume II (of 2)" by Charles Darwin
And she was carried off, and he was satisfied, or satiated at last.
"The Rainbow" by D. H. (David Herbert) Lawrence
The strained cells, filled to satiation, were given more and more food.
"The Leech" by Phillips Barbee
There is probably no diet that more rapidly grows satiating.
"The Greater Power" by Harold Bindloss
Indeed, neither he, nor any there present, had any great Appetite to eat; their Grief had more than satiated 'em.
"The Works of Aphra Behn" by Aphra Behn
I cannot be satiated with serving.
"Thoughts on Art and Life" by Leonardo da Vinci
He had encountered war sufficient to satiate even his reckless appetite, and he clung to peace.
"The Great Events by Famous Historians, v. 13" by Various
Her women how virtuous, her husbandmen how satiated, her cattle how they let down their milk!
"The Fifth Queen" by Ford Madox Ford
The public soon becomes satiated with any subject.
"The Claims of Labour an essay on the duties of the employers to the employed" by Arthur Helps
My brooding fancy, satiated with the image of the great anatomist, began to occupy itself with his so-called victim.
"Stories by American Authors, Volume 2" by Various
Knowing and satiated when the mind is most receptive, such individualities rarely develop beyond their first brilliant phase.
"The German Classics, v. 20" by Various
Panchow's ambition was not yet satiated.
"Historic Tales, Vol. 12 (of 15)" by Charles Morris
We read much to-day of satiated nations, unwilling to fight for more, but considered from within, there is no satiated society.
"American World Policies" by Walter E. Weyl
Their excessive, never satiated sensuousness spurred on their imagination to its utmost limits.
"Sulamith: A Romance of Antiquity" by Alexandre Kuprin
At last she should gaze on the face, should satiate her consuming curiosity!
"An Engagement of Convenience" by Louis Zangwill
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In poetry:

The Flesh.
Why this delay, O Adam?
Approach, approach, my heart!
Satiate thy thirst of love!
"Adam: A Sacred Drama. Act 5." by William Cowper
Of this world of ours
What has become, indeed?
Whispers in the wind
Bring autumn's satiated
Feelings, though.
"Of this world of ours" by Ise
Adam. Fly! let us haste to fly Up to those lofty mountains,
Where heaven now seems at last
Satiate with ceaseless thundering to repose.
"Adam: A Sacred Drama. Act 4." by William Cowper
Cleave to me, love me, kiss mine eyes,
Satiate thy lips with loving me;
Nay, for thou shalt not rise;
Lie still as Love that dies
For love of thee.
"Fragoletta" by Algernon Charles Swinburne
'Tis the wild stream of hell! oh it burneth the soul,
It scatheth, and blighteth, and killeth the whole;
Yet, a Vulture, it gnaweth the quivering liver,
Forever consuming, but satiate never.
"The Water" by James Avis Bartley
The Flesh.
Who knows what splendours in high heaven are kindled?
He, who surveys them oft,
Is satiated at last;
There's nought created so divine and dear,
That in long intercourse becomes not tiresome.
"Adam: A Sacred Drama. Act 5." by William Cowper

In news:

Make it a mellow and satiating Halloween at Drink Well's Heroes and Villains party.
Part homemade rotisserie and part art installation, this recipe offers a satiating experiment for beachside cookouts.
These 10 Los Angeles restaurants not only satiate these cravings, but pique the public's interest with their creative identities.
Will wearing it satiate our (constant) french fry cravings.
Just peruse the menu, and we are confident that you will leave satiated (but queasy) and maybe a little wiser about the food you eat.
Satiate hunger with fresh ideas.
To die satiated with life.
At least the FCC's not pretending to be impartial about handing more spectrum to cell-phone companies to satiate that industry's shareholders.
For 26 years, Michael Zampelli's Long Beach record shop has satiated the aural jones of many a music fan.
Standbys are stellar, but pizza pies keep the hordes satiated at this trendy trattoria.
We do not care a whit now—nor have we ever cared—about their human rights or any other aspect of their lives as long as they satiate our unbridled appetites.
This cute family-run Italian ristorante serves a knockout antipasti plate and many tasty Italian pasta standards, as well as daily specials and creamy tiramisu to satiate your sweet tooth.
It satiates several yearning hearts by being a platform.
All too often good-intentioned people set forth goals designed to satiate others rather than themselves.
Attention all beer aficionados and Bears fans: no need to go hungry or thirsty as this week's forecast has plenty in store to satiate appetites for both foodies and football fans alike.
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In science:

The response function f (N ), to be more realistic, should saturate to account for satiation. A possible choice is the Holling type III functional response f (N ) = N 2/(1 + N 2 ) .
Stochastic population dynamics in turbulent fields
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