insatiable

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

Definition of insatiable

  1. :  incapable of being satisfied :  quenchless <had an insatiable desire for wealth>

insatiability

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insatiableness

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insatiably

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Examples of insatiable in a sentence

  1. Her desire for knowledge was insatiable.

  2. <an insatiable need for the approval of others>

Origin and Etymology of insatiable

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 English Language Learners

insatiable

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

Definition of insatiable for English Language Learners

  • : always wanting more : not able to be satisfied


INSATIABLE Defined for Kids

insatiable

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

Definition of insatiable for Students

  1. :  impossible to satisfy <insatiable thirst>



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