Definition of insatiate in English:

insatiate

Syllabification: in·sa·ti·ate
Pronunciation: /inˈsāSHē-it
 
/

adjective

literary
  • Never satisfied: your strong desire is insatiate
    More example sentences
    • The small swarthy beetle of a king, as he appears in Carle Vanloo's portrait at Versailles (not at all like Boucher's Phoebus), was insatiate.
    • The media lapped up the story as an insatiate dog.
    • Bausch's bodies are mad bodies; they are transgressive bodies; they are insatiate bodies.

Origin

late Middle English: from Latin insatiatus, from in- 'not' + satiatus 'filled, satisfied', past participle of satiare (see satiate).

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