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Mawson, C.O.S., ed. (1870–1938). Roget’s International Thesaurus. 1922.
 
Class VI. Words Relating to the Sentient and Moral Powers
Section II. Personal Affections
3. Prospective Affections
 
869. Satiety.
 
  
NOUN:SATIETY, satisfaction, saturation, repletion, glut, surfeit; cloyment [obs.], satiation; weariness [See Weariness].
  spoiled child; enfant gâté [F.]; too much of a good thing, toujours perdrix [F.]; a diet of cake; crambe repetita [Juvenal].
  
VERB:SATE, satiate, satisfy, saturate; cloy, quench, slake, pall, glut, gorge, surfeit; bore (weary) [See Weariness]; tire (fatigue) [See Fatigue]; spoil.
  have enough of, have quite enough of, have one’s fill, have too much of; be satiated &c. adj.
  
ADJECTIVE:SATIATED &c. v.; overgorged; gorged with plenty, overfed; blasé [F.], used up [colloq.], sick of, heartsick.
  
INTERJECTION:ENOUGH! hold! eheu jam satis! [L.].
  
QUOTATIONS:
  1. Mitigate the ennui of a crushing satiety.—Shaw
  2. I feel the old convivial glow (unaided) o’er me stealing.—Holmes

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