Definition of insatiate in English:

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insatiate

Pronunciation: /ɪnˈseɪʃɪət/

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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