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 (ĭn-sā′shə-bəl, -shē-ə-)
Impossible to satiate or satisfy: an insatiable appetite; an insatiable hunger for knowledge.

[Middle English insaciable, from Old French, from Latin īnsatiābilis : in-, not; see in-1 + satiāre, to fill; see satiate.]

in·sa′tia·bil′i·ty, in·sa′tia·ble·ness n.
in·sa′tia·bly adv.


nUnersättlichkeit f; (of thirst, curiosity, desire)Unstillbarkeit f
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