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. The making of amends or payment. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  13. That which satisfies. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  14. State of being satisfied; the act of satisfying; that which satisfies; gratification; amends; payment. Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language. By Nuttall, P.Austin. Published 1914.
  15. 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.
  16. Payment of debt, fulfilment of obligation, atonement (for), thing accepted by way of s., (Eccl.) performance of penance, (Theol.) atonement made by Christ for sins of men, (make s.; in s. of; enter s. legal, place on record of court that payment ordered has been made; Christ is the s. for our sins); opportunity of fighting duel with person one complains of (give, demand, s.); satisfying or being satisfied in regard to desire or want or doubt, thing that satisfies desire or gratifies feeling, (find s. in; give s.; to the s. of; heard it with great s.; their s. at or with the results; if you can prove it to my s.; the s. of not having to do it, it is a great s. that it need not be done; would be a s. to me; thinks only of present s.). [French] Concise Oxford Dictionary
  17. n. [Latin] The act of pleasing to the full; gratification of desire; complete enjoyment;-state of mind arising from the full gratification of the wishes or possession of the object of desire; contentment; repose of mind;-release from a state of suspense, doubt, or uncertainty; conviction ; state of assurance;- that which answers a claim; amends; recompense; indemnification;-hence, atonement;-payment; discharge, us of a debt, &c.;—challenge or demand from a person who thinks himself insulted or aggrieved by another, that they should meet in a fair fight or duel; also, readiness to fight a duel with the challenger;-the meeting or duel. Cabinet Dictionary