What does satiety mean?

Definitions for satietysəˈtaɪ ɪ ti

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. repletion, satiety, satiation(noun)

    the state of being satisfactorily full and unable to take on more


  1. satiety(Noun)

    The state of being perfectly satiated.

    That loaf of bread, that jug of wine, and thou have left me in a state of utter satiety.

  2. Origin: From satieté, from satietatem.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Satiety(noun)

    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


  1. Satiety

    Satiety, Inc. is a medical device company focused on the development of less invasive devices for the treatment of obesity. Obesity is a global health problem, affecting 70 million people in the U.S. and 300 million worldwide, and growth of which is causing increases in obesity-related diseases such as diabetes, high blood pressure and cardiovascular disease. Obesity surgery has been shown to be the only long-term effective means of weight loss for morbidly obese patients.Satiety, Inc. was founded in 2000 through a collaboration of medical device incubators Thomas Fogarty Engineering and The Foundry, and is headquartered in Palo Alto, California.


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of satiety in Chaldean Numerology is: 1

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of satiety in Pythagorean Numerology is: 9

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Livy:

    Being continually in people?s sight, by the satiety which it creates, diminishes the reverence felt for great characters.

  2. Nour Makarem:

    There are number of mechanisms by which higher fiber intakes can contribute to successful aging, fiber is associated with increased satiety and fiber food sources typically have low energy density, thereby reducing the risk of weight gain, obesity and associated chronic disease.

  3. Wendy Sue Swanson:

    It’s known that rapid weight gain is a risk for obesity and it’s also thought that the first few months of life help develop our satiety responsiveness – how our cravings and sense of fullness while eating feel – and therefore if fed excess amounts during that time we may set children up for a bigger challenge with overweight later in life.

  4. Jerica Berge:

    When parents use restrictive (e.g. keep food from children) or pressure-to-eat feeding practices (e.g. try to get kids to eat more food), children have an increased risk of being overweight, when a new child is introduced, parents may relax their preoccupation with the older child’s eating behaviors, allowing the older child to respond to their own satiety cues and self-regulate their eating.

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