from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- adj. Impossible to satiate or satisfy: an insatiable appetite; an insatiable hunger for knowledge.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- adj. Not satiable; incapable of being satisfied or appeased; very greedy; as, an insatiable appetite, thirst, or desire.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- adj. Not satiable; incapable of being satisfied or appeased; very greedy.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Not satiable; incapable of being satisfied or appeased; inordinately greedy: as, insatiable desire; insatiable thirst.
- Synonyms Unappeasable, unquenchable, voracious.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- adj. impossible to satisfy
And, as we had heard before from Secretary of State Clinton, the insatiable -- what she called insatiable drug appetite from Americans.
Oosterman said the goal is to be ahead of consumer and business demand for wireless data, which he called insatiable.
If that is true, when taxpayers who want to keep their hard-earned money are compared to politicians who want to take it from them to feed their uncontrolled spending, whose appetite better warrants the word insatiable?
It is not the rich, but rather the government who "whose appetite better warrants the word insatiable," he argues.
One of the answers is what Mr. Mallevays describes as the "insatiable" desire for luxury goods among Chinese high-net-worth individuals.
There was still time to make his last call on this nasty case, a kind of valediction his so-called insatiable curiosity made imperative.
Unfortunately, quite a few children with attention control problems are accurately described as insatiable.
That they should be insatiable, which is the greatest misery of all in a poor condition.
BILL: Well, whether it's a mother's love, codependency or a social plague-I wouldn't call insatiable parental curiosity a minus to be fixed.
This kind of insatiable greed is inexcusable in the corporate world when AIG, Citi, BoA and others dole out billions to their high-level execs.
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