satisfied

adjective sat·is·fied \ ˈsa-təs-ˌfīd \
|Updated on: 12 Jun 2018

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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