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Definitions for satiety
səˈtaɪ ɪ tisati·ety

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. repletion, satiety, satiationnoun

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


  1. satietynoun

    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. Etymology: From satieté, from satietatem.

Samuel Johnson's Dictionary

  1. Satietynoun

    Fulness beyond desire or pleasure; more than enough; wearisomeness of plenty; state of being palled or glutted.

    Etymology: satietas, Latin; satieté, Fr.

    He leaves a shallow plash to plunge him in the deep,
    And with satiety seeks to quench his thirst. William Shakespeare.

    Nothing more jealous than a favourite, especially towards the waining time and suspect of satiety. Henry Wotton.

    In all pleasures there is satiety; and after they be used, their verdure departeth. George Hakewill.

    They satiate and soon fill,
    Though pleasant; but thy words, with grace divine
    Imbu’d, bring to their sweetness no satiety. John Milton.

    No action, the usefulness of which has made it the matter of duty, but a man may bear the continual pursuit of, without loathing or satiety. South.

    The joy unequal’d, if its end it gain,
    Without satiety, though e’er so blest,
    And but more relish’d as the more distress’d. Alexander Pope.


  1. satiety

    Satiety is the state of being fully satisfied, typically in the context of eating or drinking, where it refers to the feeling of fullness and loss of appetite after consuming a meal.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Satietynoun

    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.

Editors Contribution

  1. satiety

    飽き飽きすること,飽満 in Japanese.

    Submitted by anonymous on June 18, 2019  

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  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

Examples of satiety in a Sentence

  1. Alexandra Johnstone:

    We know that appetite control is important to achieve weight loss, and our study suggests that those consuming the most calories in the morning felt less hungry, in contrast to when they consumed more calories in the evening period, while disputing the claims for' metabolic' advantages of early-in-the-day-calories, this paper does establish a plausible alternative : a potential weight loss advantage... via enhanced satiety and less hunger.

  2. Brooke Aggarwal:

    It's previously been shown that when we are sleep deprived, or we don't get good quality sleep, our hormones can actually stimulate hunger, the ones that regulate suppression of hunger and fullness and satiety can be off balance.

  3. David Katz:

    While disputing the claims for' metabolic' advantages of early-in-the-day-calories, this paper does establish a plausible alternative : a potential weight loss advantage... via enhanced satiety and less hunger.

  4. Livy:

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

  5. 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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