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satiety

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noun sa·ti·ety \sə-ˈtī-ə-tē also ˈsā-sh(ē-)ə-\

Simple Definition of satiety

  • : a feeling or condition of being full after eating food

Full Definition of satiety

  1. 1 :  the quality or state of being fed or gratified to or beyond capacity :  surfeit, fullness

  2. 2 :  the revulsion or disgust caused by overindulgence or excess

Examples of satiety

  1. eating beyond the point of satiety



Origin of satiety

Middle French satieté, from Latin satietat-, satietas, from satis


First Known Use: 1541


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satiety

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noun sa·ti·ety \sə-ˈtī-ət-ē also ˈsā-sh(ē-)ət-\

Medical Definition of satiety

plural sa·ti·eties

  1. :  the quality or state of being fed or gratified to or beyond capacity




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