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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :
Satiety \Sa*ti"e*ty\, n. [L. satietas, from satis, sat, enough:
cf. F. sati['e]t['e].]
The state of being satiated or glutted; fullness of
gratification, either of the appetite or of any sensual
desire; fullness beyond desire; an excess of gratification
which excites wearisomeness or loathing; repletion;
In all pleasures there is satiety. --Hakewill.
But thy words, with grace divine
Imbued, bring to their sweetness no satiety. --Milton.
Syn: Repletion; satiation; surfeit; cloyment.
From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :
n 1: the state of being satisfactorily full and unable to take
on more [syn: repletion, satiety, satiation]
From The Devil's Dictionary (1881-1906) :
SATIETY, n. The feeling that one has for the plate after he has eaten
its contents, madam.
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