Definition of Satisfaction

1. Noun. The contentment one feels when one has fulfilled a desire, need, or expectation. "The chef tasted the sauce with great satisfaction"




2. Noun. State of being gratified or satisfied. "To my immense gratification he arrived on time"
Exact synonyms: Gratification
Generic synonyms: Emotional State, Spirit
Specialized synonyms: Quality Of Life, Comfort
Derivative terms: Gratify

3. Noun. Compensation for a wrong. "We were unable to get satisfaction from the local store"
Exact synonyms: Atonement, Expiation
Generic synonyms: Amends, Damages, Indemnification, Indemnity, Redress, Restitution
Derivative terms: Atone, Expiate

4. Noun. (law) the payment of a debt or fulfillment of an obligation. "The full and final satisfaction of the claim"
Category relationships: Jurisprudence, Law
Generic synonyms: Payment

5. Noun. Act of fulfilling a desire or need or appetite. "The satisfaction of their demand for better services"
Generic synonyms: Change
Specialized synonyms: Gratification
Derivative terms: Satisfy, Satisfy

Definition of Satisfaction

1. n. 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.

Definition of Satisfaction

1. Noun. A fulfillment of a need or desire. ¹

2. Noun. The pleasure obtained by such fulfillment. ¹

3. Noun. The source of such gratification. ¹

4. Noun. A reparation for an injury or loss. ¹

5. Noun. A vindication for a wrong suffered. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Satisfaction

1. [n -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Satisfaction

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satirizers
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satisfaction (current term)
satisfactions
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Literary usage of Satisfaction

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Kant's Kritik of Judgment by Immanuel Kant (1892)
"For this involves a command and generates a want, whilst moral taste only plays with the objects of satisfaction, without attaching itself to one of them. ..."

2. Kant's Kritik of Judgment by Immanuel Kant (1892)
"is plain from the fact that by sensation it excites a desire for objects of that kind ; consequently the satisfaction presupposes not the mere judgment ..."

3. The Anatomy of Melancholy: What it Is, with All the Kinds, Causes, Symptoms by Robert Burton (1847)
"Help from friends by counsel, comfort, fair and foul means, witty devices, satisfaction, alteration of his course of life, removing objects, Sfc^ WHEN the ..."

4. The Pilgrim's Progress by John Bunyan (1846)
"for satisfaction for my sins by his blood ;i that what he did in obedience to his Father's law, and in submitting to the penalty thereof, ..."

5. Precedents in Pleading: With Copious Notes on Pleading, Practice and Evidence by Joseph Chitty, Henry Pearson (1847)
"G43 ACCORD AND satisfaction. Plea of Accord and satisfaction, (d) Commencement, ante, 21 or 24.] — Says that after the committing of the said supposed ..."

6. Kant's Kritik of Judgment by Immanuel Kant (1892)
"For this involves a command and generates a want, whilst moral taste only plays with the objects of satisfaction, without attaching itself to one of them. ..."

7. Kant's Kritik of Judgment by Immanuel Kant (1892)
"is plain from the fact that by sensation it excites a desire for objects of that kind ; consequently the satisfaction presupposes not the mere judgment ..."

8. The Anatomy of Melancholy: What it Is, with All the Kinds, Causes, Symptoms by Robert Burton (1847)
"Help from friends by counsel, comfort, fair and foul means, witty devices, satisfaction, alteration of his course of life, removing objects, Sfc^ WHEN the ..."

9. The Pilgrim's Progress by John Bunyan (1846)
"for satisfaction for my sins by his blood ;i that what he did in obedience to his Father's law, and in submitting to the penalty thereof, ..."

10. Precedents in Pleading: With Copious Notes on Pleading, Practice and Evidence by Joseph Chitty, Henry Pearson (1847)
"G43 ACCORD AND satisfaction. Plea of Accord and satisfaction, (d) Commencement, ante, 21 or 24.] — Says that after the committing of the said supposed ..."

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