American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- n. The condition of being full or gratified beyond the point of satisfaction; surfeit.
Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. Fullness; sufficiency.
- n. A glutted or cloyed state or condition; an excess of gratification which excites loathing; gratification to the full or beyond natural desire; surfeit.
- n. Synonyms Repletion, cloyment, glut. See satisfy.
- n. The state of being perfectly satiated.
GNU Webster's 1913
- n. 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; satiation.
- n. the state of being satisfactorily full and unable to take on more
- From Middle French satieté, from Latin satietas. (Wiktionary)
- French satiete, from Old French saciete, from Latin satietās, from satis, sufficient; see sā- in Indo-European roots. (American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
“Toxins slow down the time it takes for you to feel full this is called the satiety response time.”
“By including protein, you add what is called satiety value to each meal and snack.”
“Then he also resolved on taking his degrees in vice; but, unlike others, he did so _with disgust_, and he called satiety, not the _quantity_, but the _quality_ of the aliment.”
“At the same time, the patient’s own eating speed and perception of satiety is shown on the screen.”
“This revulsion of feeling is called satiety or weariness.”
“We "cynics" tell her that under Sin's fine clothes there is a breast cancer-eaten, and at the bottom of the wine there is a bitter dreg called satiety; but Virtue does not much heed that; like the woman she is, she only notes that Sin drives a pair of ponies in the sunshine, while she herself is often left to plod wearily through the everlasting falling rain.”
“He believes getting less sleep may disrupt natural hormonal balances - for example, reducing the amount of leptin, otherwise known as the satiety hormone - and could thereby cause those individuals to eat more.”
“The weight management claim is based around the idea of satiety, and testing has demonstrated the 97 per cent protein ingredient can deliver in this area, said Rousselot communication manager, Caroline Brochard-Garnier.”
“Philosophers, divines, and others, who have treated the gratification of human appetites with contempt, have, among other instances, insisted very strongly on that satiety which is so apt to overtake them even in the very act of enjoyment.”
“Although the first fervour of his passions was now in sole degree moderated by indulgence, and by that satiety which is the inevitable attendant on such indulgence, it is not to be imagined that the poet, in retiring from the capital, intended by this to seclude himself from the gayer pleasures of society.”
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