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sa·ti·e·ty

 (sə-tī′ĭ-tē)
n.
The condition of being full or gratified beyond the point of satisfaction; surfeit.

[French satiete, from Old French saciete, from Latin satietās, from satis, sufficient; see sā- in Indo-European roots.]

satiety

(səˈtaɪɪtɪ)
n
the state of being satiated
[C16: from Latin satietās, from satis enough]

sa•ti•e•ty

(səˈtaɪ ɪ ti)

n.
the state of being satiated; surfeit.
[1525–35; earlier sacietie < Middle French sacieté < Latin satietās, derivative of sati(s) enough]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.satiety - the state of being satisfactorily full and unable to take on more
fullness - the condition of being filled to capacity

satiety

noun
The condition of being full to or beyond satisfaction:
Translations

satiety

nSättigung f; they ate to satietysie aßen sich satt

satiety

[səˈtaɪətɪ] n (frm) → sazietà

satiety

n. saciedad, hartura, hartazgo.

satiety

n saciedad f; early — saciedad precoz or temprana
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That's where the vagus nerve senses that we're full and informs the satiety center in our brains to tell our hand to put down the buttered popcorn.
The satiety center uses the odor molecules to operate the signals that indicate that the diner is satisfied," he says.
Sniffing the banana, mint, or green apple essences throughout the day purportedly tells the brain's satiety center that eating is not on the agenda.