adjective in·sa·tia·ble \(ˌ)in-ˈsā-shə-bəl\

: always wanting more : not able to be satisfied

Full Definition of INSATIABLE

:  incapable of being satisfied :  quenchless <had an insatiable desire for wealth>
in·sa·tia·bil·i·ty \(ˌ)in-ˌsā-shə-ˈbi-lə-tē\ noun
in·sa·tia·ble·ness \(ˌ)in-ˈsā-shə-bəl-nəs\ noun
in·sa·tia·bly \-blē\ adverb

Examples of INSATIABLE

  1. Her desire for knowledge was insatiable.
  2. <an insatiable need for the approval of others>


Middle English insaciable, from Anglo-French, from Latin insatiabilis, from in- + satiare to satisfy — more at satiate
First Known Use: 15th century
INSATIABLE Defined for Kids


adjective in·sa·tia·ble \in-ˈsā-shə-bəl\

Definition of INSATIABLE for Kids

:  impossible to satisfy <insatiable thirst>


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