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- n. The state of being satiated or sated, of being full, of being at maximum capacity.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. Satiety.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A being or becoming satiated or filled; also, the state of being satiated.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. the state of being satisfactorily full and unable to take on more
- n. the act of achieving full gratification
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The level of luxury at which people imagine satiation is always three times the value of their current consumption.
Ever so classily, they belched in satiation as they exited.
Another timeworn—but largely ineffective—technique is known as satiation.
Slower digestion leads to greater long-term satiation, since you avoid the blood sugar roller coaster ride that leads to hunger surges a few hours later.
But if we repulse or avenge it we feel satisfaction and satiation, which is a pleasure of triumph, for as the possession of good gladdens the heart, so the victory over evil exalts the spirits.
So there is no real reason to expect "satiation" at any level of per capita income that I can foresee.
The ultimate diet would be one that offers meals and snacks that rapidly lead to feeling pleasantly full (technically called satiety), delay the return of hunger pangs (technically called satiation), are pleasing and satisfying, meet the body’s needs for energy and nutrients, and work to prevent chronic disease.
Sometimes people pray petitionary prayers and what they asked for in prayer happens (call this a 'satiation' of the prayer request).
Tarhouni describes the humanitarian satiation in there as deplorable.
Nico ranges from satiation to alarm to bemusement to curiosity to even something like despair, or at least disappointment.