Definition of "satisfaction" []

  • The fulfillment or gratification of a desire, need, or appetite. (noun)
  • Pleasure or contentment derived from such gratification. (noun)
  • A source or means of gratification. (noun)
  • Compensation for injury or loss; reparation. (noun)
  • The opportunity to avenge a wrong; vindication. (noun)
  • The act of satisfying or state of being satisfied (noun)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

  • The fulfilment of a desire (noun)
  • The pleasure obtained from such fulfilment (noun)
  • A source of fulfilment (noun)
  • Reparation or compensation for a wrong done or received (noun)
  • The performance by a repentant sinner of a penance (noun)
  • The atonement for sin by the death of Christ (noun) (c) HarperCollins Publishers Ltd 2016

Use "satisfaction" in a sentence
  • "Now and then the writers transfer the term satisfaction from the rite itself or spectacle, to signify true mortification."
  • "As if the only way to satisfaction is to usher in a redeemer of sort who can save them."
  • "Part of the satisfaction is the meat we get to enjoy, and part the memory of the hunt."