insatiety

noun

in·​satiety
¦in+
: lack of satiety
especially : unsatisfied desire
clothes they can never hope to own, changes they cannot afford to keep up with—must set up a tremendous store of insatiety in the poor and the modest-income groups P. M. Gregory

Word History

Etymology

Middle French insacieté, insatieté, from Latin insatietas, from in- in- entry 1 + satietas satiety

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“Insatiety.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/insatiety. Accessed 18 Jun. 2024.

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