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satiety Syllabification: sa·ti·e·ty
Pronunciation: /səˈtīədē/

Definition of satiety in English:


chiefly technical
The feeling or state of being sated.
Example sentences
  • A diet high in fat, low in fiber and high in fluid calories rather than solid calories doesn't provide effective cues to regulate hunger and satiety.
  • A diet high in simple carbohydrates does not provide you with a feeling of satiety.
  • Leptin is a hormone produced by adipocytes that acts in the hypothalamus to signal satiety and to increase basal metabolic rate.


Mid 16th century: from Old French saciete, from Latin satietas, from satis 'enough'.

Words that rhyme with satiety

anxiety, contrariety, dubiety, impiety, impropriety, inebriety, notoriety, piety, sobriety, ubiety, variety
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