satiation

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n satiation the act of achieving full gratification
    • n satiation the state of being satisfactorily full and unable to take on more
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • n Satiation Satiety.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n satiation A being or becoming satiated or filled; also, the state of being satiated.
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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.”

Usage

In literature:

But when, with tears and rolling to and fro Satiate, I felt relief, thus I replied.
"The Odyssey of Homer" by Homer
The satiated appetites of the multitude now demanded a larger supply of slaughter.
"The Martyr of the Catacombs" by Anonymous
The baffled creature, tantalised with the blood of his other victims, was ready to satiate its lust at last.
""Unto Caesar"" by Baroness Emmuska Orczy
Immediately, he is satiated with conquests and exterminations; and a longing seizes him to plunge into every kind of vileness.
"The Temptation of St. Antony" by Gustave Flaubert
They pulled the house to the ground, after they had satiated themselves with drinking.
"Blackwood's Edinburgh Magazine, Volume 56, Number 348" by Various
His discontented, satiated, exhausted mien, had a strange look there in the fresh and potent wilderness.
"Two on the Trail" by Hulbert Footner
After they have once commenced, it takes an astonishing quantity to satiate their appetite.
"Mysteries of Bee-keeping Explained" by M. Quinby
He will doubtless seek other means of satiating his dark passion.
"The Scarlet Letter" by Nathaniel Hawthorne
And I heard cheers from those whose loved ones had gone down to death to satiate his fury.
"The Reckoning" by Robert W. Chambers
Everyone seemed blase and satiated with pleasure.
"The Day of Judgment" by Joseph Hocking
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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
God knows I cannot eat.
Water the flesh demands, and I must quaff.
He gives it with a satiated laugh
That all in Hell repeat.
"The Revenge" by George Sterling
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
Till, hamlet homes and orchards crushed,
And, rage for further ravin stayed,
They slumber, satiated, husht,
Upon the ruins they have made.
"The Door Of Humility" by Alfred Austin
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

In news:

Make it a mellow and satiating Halloween at Drink Well's Heroes and Villains party.
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.
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.
Satiate your inner avant-garde artist at the Infringement Festival.
These make-ahead Thanksgiving hors d'oeuvres will keep guests satiated before Thursday's big feast.
A study published in the International Journal of Obesity shows that a diet heavy in fruits and veggies may not help satiate hunger.
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.
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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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