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- n. The quality of being insatiable.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. Greediness of appetite that can not be satisfied or appeased; insatiability.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. Insatiability; unappeasable craving or greed.
I watch the spreading ripples of her moonlit eyes, hypnotized by the suede kiss of her insatiableness. the lady of the lake presses herself against the reaching shelf of a sandy mouth reabsorbing the tiny trembling pools of pleasures glistening frenzy. and in my swimming wake there is an unravelling scar upon the surface, barely visible if only for an instance metaphor for the finite ness of my life and perhaps that is why
Behold, here there begins an eternal craving and continual yearning in eternal insatiableness.
Bitterly, Marschner clenched his fist at this insatiableness.
"Very likely," I thought, "the repentant-knight, who warned me of the evil which has befallen me, was busy retrieving his lost honour, while I was sinking into the same sorrow with himself; and, hearing of the dangerous and mysterious being, arrived at his tree in time to save me from being dragged to its roots, and buried like carrion, to nourish him for yet deeper insatiableness."
Alas, this deep insatiableness of sense, the dreary vacuity of soul that follows fulness of animal delight, the restless exactingness of undirected imagination, was never recognised by Rousseau distinctly enough to modify either his conduct or his theory of life.
For both they that gathered more, and they that gathered less, were found to have the same quantity, God in this way punishing insatiableness.
These three petitions teach the insatiableness, if we may use the word, of devout desires.
It is the misery of the wicked that, through the insatiableness of their own desires, they are always needy; not only their souls shall not be satisfied with the world and the flesh, but even their belly shall want; their sensual appetite is always craving.
He had spoken before of those that devoured the poor (v. 14), and had spoken of them last, as the worst of all the four generations there mentioned; now here he speaks of their insatiableness in doing this.
They are exposed to a shameful calamity (v. 26) because they have been guilty of a shameful iniquity and yet are shameless in it (v. 27): I have seen thy adulteries (thy inordinate fancy for strange gods, which thou hast been impatient for the gratification of, and hast even neighed after it), even the lewdness of thy whoredoms, thy impudence and insatiableness in them, thy eager worshipping of idols on the hills in the fields, upon the high places.
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