sat·​is·​fied | \ ˈsa-təs-ˌfīd How to pronounce satisfied (audio) \

Definition of satisfied

1 : pleased or content with what has been experienced or received satisfied customers a satisfied smile It attracted a capacity audience of art world luminaries and suburban bankers or whoever they were in their tuxedos and jewels and wild satisfied looks of feeling they were at just the right place that opening evening in Manhattan.— Jill Johnston
2 : paid in full … on repayment the term becomes a satisfied term and automatically ceases.— Robert Megarry et al.
3 : persuaded by argument or evidence But he was not rude, for as soon as he was satisfied that the papers would remain with him he became almost subservient …— James A. Michener

First Known Use of satisfied

1772, in the meaning defined at sense 2

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“Satisfied.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 10 Jul. 2020.

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English Language Learners Definition of satisfied

: having a happy or pleased feeling because of something that you did or something that happened to you
: completely certain or sure about something

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