Definition of insatiable in English:

insatiable

Syllabification: in·sa·tia·ble
Pronunciation: /inˈsāSHəb(ə)l
 
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adjective

1(Of an appetite or desire) impossible to satisfy: an insatiable hunger for success
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  • It's infused with desire and loss, impossible tenderness, insatiable hunger.
  • So called socialist societies have been as bad as any other in helping to destroy the balance of nature in trying to satisfy the insatiable greed of humans.
  • Its pure lust; an insatiable greed for pleasure on my behalf, and a hunger for self-glory and pride on hers.
1.1(Of a person) having an insatiable appetite or desire for something, especially sex.
More example sentences
  • Apparently, she was quite insatiable in the privacy of her own chamber.
  • He is insatiable in the quest for honours - often putting himself through a punishing schedule.
Synonyms
unquenchable, unappeasable, uncontrollable;
voracious, gluttonous, greedy, hungry, ravenous, wolfish;
avid, eager, keen
informal piggy
literary insatiate

Origin

late Middle English: from Old French insaciable or Latin insatiabilis, from in- 'not' + satiare 'fill, satisfy' (see satiate).

Derivatives

insatiability

Pronunciation: /-ˌsāSHəˈbilitē/
noun
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  • The probity, the care and decent aversion of interest necessary in a civil society were replaced with lurid insatiability for retelling what the viewing audience quickly forgot was an actual human tragedy.
  • For the following reasons I have come to the conclusion that the insatiability of my sex drive is now getting worse.
  • While women's insatiability remained a central feature of comic cards (hinting at the persistence of an older conception of female sexuality), this insatiability also reflected on the virility of aristocratic men.

insatiably

adverb
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  • Although humans are ruthless pack animals, we're also insatiably curious, semi-intelligent creatures who yearn to learn more about each other and understand the mysteries of the universe we inhabit.
  • Those of us born under the sign might have recognized the man a mile away - mostly due to his incendiary onstage ferocity, confident mega-showman attitude, and insatiably salacious lyrics.
  • It's a dazzling quest, the intellectual odyssey of a lifetime, as this insatiably curious writer attempts to understand everything that has transpired from the Big Bang to the rise of civilization.

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