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