from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- adj. Possible to satisfy or sate: satiable thirst; a satiable appetite.
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- adj. Capable of being sated, satisfiable.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Capable of being satiated or satisfied.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- adj. capable of being sated
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Sahwah, like the Elephant's Child, was filled with 'satiable' curiosity.
Could it be that he wants a satiable, not insatiable lust?
Unfortunately many students have their "'satiable curiosity" not only buried, but well and truly laid to rest as they struggle up Mount.
It seems only natural that the daily circuit of, say, moon round earth, though satiable only by a mind, was independent of any perception whatever.
I think it is HIGHLY satiable - by GLloyd Rowsey on Saturday, Jan 10, 2009 at 5: 58: 12 AM
The standard definition of utility starts with the assumption of complete, transitive, non-satiable, non-alphabetic preferences over all goods.
'Vantage number three, 'satiable Elephant's Child.
The strangest, absolute strangest thing is that rather than paranoia it is a strong and satiable sadness.
When I see her in these moods there's this very satiable feeling of hopelessness, helplessness and this suffocating feeling of needing to be helped.
Here is a non-exhaustive list of other economic problems that have been analyzed: sharing labor and consumption in the production of a consumption good; producing a public good and allocating the contribution burden among individuals; distributing indivisible commodities, with or without the possibility of making monetary compensations; matching pairs of individuals (men-women, employers-workers ¦); distributing compensations for differential needs; rationing on the basis of claims; distributing a divisible commodity when preferences are satiable.
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