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satiate

adjective

Synonyms and Antonyms of satiate

  1. having one's appetite completely satisfied a couple of satiate dinner guests had ensconced themselves on the living room sofa Synonyms of satiate replete, sated, full, satiated, stuffed, surfeitedWords Related to satiate glutted, gorged, overfed, overfull, overstuffedNear Antonyms of satiate underfed, undernourishedAntonyms of satiate empty, famished, hungry, starved, starving


satiate

verb

Synonyms and Antonyms of satiate

  1. to put a complete end to (a physical need or desire) a long drink of water at last satiated my thirst Synonyms of satiate assuage, quench, sate, satisfy, slakeWords Related to satiate cater (to), gratify, humor, indulge; alleviate, lighten, relieve; cloy, saturate, surfeitNear Antonyms of satiate arouse, excite, pique, stimulate; tantalize, tease

Synonym Discussion of satiate

satiate, sate, surfeit, cloy, pall, glut, gorge mean to fill to repletion. satiate and sate may sometimes imply only complete satisfaction but more often suggest repletion that has destroyed interest or desire.
    • years of globe-trotting had satiated their interest in travel
    • readers were sated with sensationalistic stories
surfeit implies a nauseating repletion.
    • surfeited themselves with junk food
cloy stresses the disgust or boredom resulting from such surfeiting.
    • sentimental pictures that cloy after a while
pall emphasizes the loss of ability to stimulate interest or appetite.
    • a life of leisure eventually begins to pall
glut implies excess in feeding or supplying.
    • a market glutted with diet books
gorge suggests glutting to the point of bursting or choking.
    • gorged themselves with chocolate


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