Definitions of satisfaction

  1. compensation for a wrong; "we were unable to get satisfaction from the local store" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  2. state of being gratified; great satisfaction; "dull repetitious work gives no gratification"; "to my immense gratification he arrived on time" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  3. act of fulfilling a desire or need or appetite; "the satisfaction of their demand for better services" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  4. the contentment you feel when you have done something right; "the chef tasted the sauce with great satisfaction" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  5. The act of satisfying, or the state of being satisfied; gratification of desire; contentment in possession and enjoyment; repose of mind resulting from compliance with its desires or demands. Webster Dictionary DB
  6. Settlement of a claim, due, or demand; payment; indemnification; adequate compensation. Webster Dictionary DB
  7. That which satisfies or gratifies; atonement. Webster Dictionary DB
  8. The act of filling a wish, paying off, contenting, etc.; the state of being gratified, paid off, contented, etc.; contentment; payment; redress; that which fills one's wishes, contents, or gratifies. The Winston Simplified Dictionary. By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer. Published 1919.
  9. State of being satisfied: gratification: comfort: that which satisfies: amends: atonement: payment: conviction. The american dictionary of the english language. By Daniel Lyons. Published 1899.
  10. Act of satisfying; that which satisfies; content; gratification; payment; amends. The Clarendon dictionary. By William Hand Browne, Samuel Stehman Haldeman. Published 1894.
  11. Complete gratification. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  12. That which satisfies. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  13. The condition of mind resulting from full gratification of desire; release from suspense or doubt; amends; atonement; recompense; the settlement of a claim; payment. Etymological and pronouncing dictionary of the English language. By Stormonth, James, Phelp, P. H. Published 1874.

Usage examples for satisfaction

  1. A light of satisfaction was in his teacher's eyes as Dave made this answer. – The Cow Puncher by Robert J. C. Stead
  2. Nor could I have gone too soon for my own satisfaction – Notes of a Camp-Follower on the Western Front by E. W. Hornung