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satisfaction

sat·is·fac·tion

satisfaction

 
 
pronunciation:
sae tihs faek shn
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part of speech: noun
definition 1: a feeling of fulfillment; pleasurable fullness and completion.
Her acceptance into a prestigious college gave her parents great satisfaction.He gets little satisfaction from his work, although it pays well.
synonyms:
appeasement, content, contentment, fulfillment, gratification, happiness, pleasure
antonyms:
consternation, disappointment, discontent, displeasure, dissatisfaction
similar words:
enjoyment, pride
definition 2: the act of satisfying.
Infants must rely on others for the satisfaction of their needs.
synonyms:
appeasement, assuagement, fulfillment, gratification
antonyms:
disappointment, dissatisfaction
definition 3: compensation or payment for a debt.
This letter officially informs you of the satisfaction of your mortgage.I have written to the dealer and explained the defect but have not received satisfaction as yet.
synonyms:
compensation, reparation, repayment, settlement
similar words:
offset
definition 4: restitution for an injury or wrong.
His reputation was tarnished and he demanded satisfaction.
synonyms:
amends, damage, indemnity, recompense, reparation, restitution
similar words:
compensation
definition 5: a chance for repairing a wrong.
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