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.
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insatiable

(ɪnˈseɪʃəbəl; -ʃɪə-) or

insatiate

adj
not able to be satisfied or satiated; greedy or unappeasable
inˌsatiaˈbility, inˈsatiableness, inˈsatiateness n
inˈsatiably, inˈsatiately adv
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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.
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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"
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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
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Translations
لا يَشْبَع من، نَهِم
neukojitelný
umættelig
kielégíthetetlen
óseîjandi
nepasotinamasnepasotinamumasnepasotinamai
negausīgsneremdināmsnesātīgs
nienasyconanienasyconenienasycony
doymak bilmezdoymaz

insatiable

[ɪnˈseɪʃəbl] ADJinsaciable
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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
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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
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insatiable

[ɪnˈseɪʃəbl] adjinsaziabile
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insatiable

(inˈseiʃəbl) adjective
not able to be satisfied. an insatiable desire for adventure.
inˈsatiably adverb
inˈsatiableness noun
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in·sa·tia·ble

a. insaciable, insatisfecho-a.
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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.
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Very early in my life, possibly because of the insatiable curiosity that was born in me, I came to dislike the performances of trained animals.
Like Midas in the fable, who from his insatiable wish had everything he touched turned into gold.
I am a poor deformed wretch, with a warm heart, and, perhaps, an insatiable curiosity as well.
It required, indeed, an insatiable avidity for censure to invent exceptions to the parts which have been excepted to.
Take them and place thy insatiable little Leon in the midst of them!
No: the insatiable amateur had his own purpose to gain, and was not exhausted yet.
I felt so good, that somehow, somewhere, in me arose an insatiable greed to feel better.
Insatiably striveth your soul for treasures and jewels, because your virtue is insatiable in desiring to bestow.
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.