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Definitions for satisfaction
ˌsæt ɪsˈfæk ʃənsat·is·fac·tion

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word satisfaction.

Princeton's WordNet

  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"

Wiktionary

  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.

    Etymology: From satisfactio.

  2. satisfaction(Noun)

    The pleasure obtained by such fulfillment.

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

    Etymology: From satisfactio.

  3. satisfaction(Noun)

    The source of such gratification.

    Etymology: From satisfactio.

  4. satisfaction(Noun)

    A reparation for an injury or loss.

    Etymology: From satisfactio.

  5. satisfaction(Noun)

    A vindication for a wrong suffered.

    Etymology: From satisfactio.

Webster Dictionary

  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

Freebase

  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.

British National Corpus

  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

How to pronounce satisfaction?

  1. Alex
    US English
    Daniel
    British
    Karen
    Australian
    Veena
    Indian

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of satisfaction in Chaldean Numerology is: 5

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of satisfaction in Pythagorean Numerology is: 1

Examples of satisfaction in a Sentence

  1. Betty Naomi Friedan:

    American housewives have not had their brains shot away, nor are they schizophrenic in the clinical sense. But if ... the fundamental human drive is not the urge for pleasure or the satisfaction of biological needs, but the need to grow and to realize one's full potential, their comfortable, empty, purposeless days are indeed cause for a nameless terror.

  2. The Spanish club:

    For the club, harmony is essential for everyone involved in the (Atlético) family, especially our fans, the first team squad and its coach showed satisfaction with the club’s decision, understanding that sporting merits must prevail over any other criteria.

  3. Lopez Obrador:

    I want to express my satisfaction for the attitude of the business sector, they have acted very respectfully to us, recognizing our triumph.

  4. Anuj Somany:

    A hardworking employee should work for merely own heart’s satisfaction, but never with an expectation that the employer will either appreciate or award him suitably for the excellent job done else the first the frustration will creep in into his professional life & then he will slip into depression.

  5. Hassan Ismail:

    The approach followed by government apparatus was met with satisfaction from citizens, sudanese blood is the most precious thing we need to preserve.

Images & Illustrations of satisfaction

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