insatiable


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in·sa·tia·ble

 (ĭn-sā′shə-bəl, -shē-ə-)
adj.
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.

insatiable

(ɪnˈseɪʃəbəl; -ʃɪə-) or

insatiate

adj
not able to be satisfied or satiated; greedy or unappeasable
inˌsatiaˈbility, inˈsatiableness, inˈsatiateness n
inˈsatiably, inˈsatiately adv

in•sa•tia•ble

(ɪnˈseɪ ʃə bəl, -ʃi ə-)

adj.
not satiable; incapable of being satisfied: insatiable hunger; insatiable ambition.
[1400–50; Middle English < Latin]
in•sa`tia•bil′i•ty, in•sa′tia•ble•ness, n.
in•sa′tia•bly, adv.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.insatiable - impossible to satisfy; "an insatiate appetite"; "an insatiable demand for old buildings to restore"; "his passion for work was unsatiable"

insatiable

adjective unquenchable, greedy, voracious, ravenous, rapacious, intemperate, gluttonous, unappeasable, insatiate, quenchless, edacious an insatiable appetite for stories about the rich and famous
limited, temperate, satiable, appeasable, quenchable
Translations
لا يَشْبَع من، نَهِم
neukojitelný
umættelig
kielégíthetetlen
óseîjandi
nepasotinamasnepasotinamumasnepasotinamai
negausīgsneremdināmsnesātīgs
nienasyconanienasyconenienasycony
doymak bilmezdoymaz

insatiable

[ɪnˈseɪʃəbl] ADJinsaciable

insatiable

[ɪnˈseɪʃəbəl] adj [appetite, hunger, thirst] → insatiable; [desire] → insatiable
to have an insatiable appetite for sth → avoir un appétit insatiable pour qch
to be insatiable [person] (sexually)être insatiable

insatiable

adjunersättlich; curiosity, desire alsounstillbar; an insatiable hunger/thirst for somethingein unersättlicher Hunger/unstillbarer Durst nach etw; he/his mind is insatiable for knowledgeer hat einen unersättlichen Wissensdurst

insatiable

[ɪnˈseɪʃəbl] adjinsaziabile

insatiable

(inˈseiʃəbl) adjective
not able to be satisfied. an insatiable desire for adventure.
inˈsatiably adverb
inˈsatiableness noun

in·sa·tia·ble

a. insaciable, insatisfecho-a.
References in classic literature ?
With no other guide than the ripple of the stream where it met the head of the island, a party of their insatiable foes had ventured into the current, and swam down upon this point, knowing the ready access it would give, if successful, to their intended victims.
May the same Almighty Goodness banish the accursed monster, war, from all lands, with her hated associates, rapine and insatiable ambition.
Reason, and not feeling, is my guide; my ambition is unlimited: my desire to rise higher, to do more than others, insatiable.
The shock of such an event happening so suddenly, and happening to one with whom I had been in any respect at variance - the appalling vacancy in the room he had occupied so lately, where his chair and table seemed to wait for him, and his handwriting of yesterday was like a ghost - the in- definable impossibility of separating him from the place, and feeling, when the door opened, as if he might come in - the lazy hush and rest there was in the office, and the insatiable relish with which our people talked about it, and other people came in and out all day, and gorged themselves with the subject - this is easily intelligible to anyone.
The said Earl thinking himself greater than any king in those quarters, determined to have that whole benefice (as he hath divers others) to pay at his pleasure ; and because he could not find sic security as his insatiable appetite required, this shift was devised.
I stayed but two months with my wife and family, for my insatiable desire of seeing foreign countries, would suffer me to continue no longer.
The desires, however, of those people do not go beyond money, but of that their covetousness is insatiable, and on this occasion it was carried to such a pitch that they would have taken even the clothes we wore as captives if they had been worth anything to them.
It required, indeed, an insatiable avidity for censure to invent exceptions to the parts which have been excepted to.
If you would give him to me for a hand on my station, he might do to clean out the folds, or bring a bit of sweet feed to the kids, and he could fatten his thighs as much as he pleased on whey; but he has taken to bad ways and will not go about any kind of work; he will do nothing but beg victuals all the town over, to feed his insatiable belly.
The natives now made their appearance in considerable numbers, and evinced the most insatiable curiosity respecting the white men; sitting in groups for hours together, exposed to the bleakest winds, merely for the pleasure of gazing upon the strangers, and watching every movement.
The fact is, that the public have an insatiable curiosity to know everything, except what is worth knowing.
He belongs to the great array of the unknown - who are great, indeed, by the sum total of the devoted effort put out, and the colossal scale of success attained by their insatiable and steadfast ambition.