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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)

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.

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."