Definitions for satisfactionˌsæt ɪsˈfæk ʃən

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Princeton's WordNetRate this definition:(5.00 / 1 vote)

  1. satisfaction(noun)

    the contentment one feels when one has fulfilled a desire, need, or expectation

    "the chef tasted the sauce with great satisfaction"

  2. gratification, satisfaction(noun)

    state of being gratified or satisfied

    "dull repetitious work gives no gratification"; "to my immense gratification he arrived on time"

  3. atonement, expiation, satisfaction(noun)

    compensation for a wrong

    "we were unable to get satisfaction from the local store"

  4. satisfaction(noun)

    (law) the payment of a debt or fulfillment of an obligation

    "the full and final satisfaction of the claim"

  5. satisfaction(noun)

    act of fulfilling a desire or need or appetite

    "the satisfaction of their demand for better services"

WiktionaryRate this definition:(0.00 / 0 votes)

  1. satisfaction(Noun)

    A fulfillment of a need or desire.

    He enjoyed the dish with great satisfaction. He'll order it again the next time he arrives.

  2. satisfaction(Noun)

    The pleasure obtained by such fulfillment.

    "This life is not for complaint, but for satisfaction." - Henry David Thoreau

  3. satisfaction(Noun)

    The source of such gratification.

  4. satisfaction(Noun)

    A reparation for an injury or loss.

  5. satisfaction(Noun)

    A vindication for a wrong suffered.

  6. Origin: From satisfactio.

Webster DictionaryRate this definition:(0.00 / 0 votes)

  1. Satisfaction(noun)

    the act of satisfying, or the state of being satisfied; gratification of desire; contentment in possession and enjoyment; repose of mind resulting from compliance with its desires or demands

  2. Satisfaction(noun)

    settlement of a claim, due, or demand; payment; indemnification; adequate compensation

  3. Satisfaction(noun)

    that which satisfies or gratifies; atonement

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  1. Satisfaction

    "(I Can't Get No) Satisfaction" is a song by the English rock band The Rolling Stones, released in 1965. It was written by Mick Jagger and Keith Richards and produced by Andrew Loog Oldham. Richards' throwaway three-note guitar riff – intended to be replaced by horns – opens and drives the song. The lyrics refer to sexual frustration and commercialism. The song was first released as a single in the United States in June 1965 and also featured on the American version of Out of Our Heads, released that July. "Satisfaction" was a hit, giving the Stones their first number one in the US. In the UK, the song initially played only on pirate radio stations because its lyrics were considered too sexually suggestive. In Britain, the single was released in August 1965; it became the Rolling Stones' fourth number one in the United Kingdom. The song is considered to be one of the all-time greatest rock songs ever recorded. In 2004 Rolling Stone magazine placed "Satisfaction" in the second spot on its list of The 500 Greatest Songs of All Time, while in 2006 it was added to the Library of Congress National Recording Registry.

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  1. Spoken Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'satisfaction' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #3372

  2. Nouns Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'satisfaction' in Nouns Frequency: #1401


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