satiety


sa·ti·ety

noun \sə-ˈtī-ə-tē also ˈsā-sh(ē-)ə-\

: a feeling or condition of being full after eating food

Full Definition of SATIETY

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

sa·ti·ety

noun \sə-ˈtī-ət-ē also ˈsā-sh(ē-)ət-\   (Medical Dictionary)
plural sa·ti·eties

Medical Definition of SATIETY

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

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