Definitions of satisfaction

  1. compensation for a wrong; " we were unable to get satisfaction from the local store"
  2. state of being gratified; great satisfaction; " dull repetitious work gives no gratification"; " to my immense gratification he arrived on time"
  3. act of fulfilling a desire or need or appetite; " the satisfaction of their demand for better services"
  4. the contentment you feel when you have done something right; " the chef tasted the sauce with great satisfaction"
  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.
  6. Settlement of a claim, due, or demand; payment; indemnification; adequate compensation.
  7. That which satisfies or gratifies; atonement.
  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.
  9. State of being satisfied: gratification: comfort: that which satisfies: amends: atonement: payment: conviction.
  10. Act of satisfying; that which satisfies; content; gratification; payment; amends.
  11. Complete gratification.
  12. That which satisfies.
  13. State of being satisfied; the act of satisfying; that which satisfies; gratification; amends; payment.
  14. The condition of mind resulting from full gratification of desire; release from suspense or doubt; amends; atonement; recompense; the settlement of a claim; payment.

Usage examples for satisfaction

  1. Nor could I have gone too soon for my own satisfaction. – Notes of a Camp-Follower on the Western Front by E. W. Hornung
  2. " Ah," he said, with satisfaction. – The Puppet Crown by Harold MacGrath
  3. An' he said thet ef he was examined fair and square, to the satisfaction of eve'ybody- an' didn't pass- why, he 'd give up the p'int. – Sonny, A Christmas Guest by Ruth McEnery Stuart
  4. Yet even as he did so he knew that his own share in the matter gave him little satisfaction. – Afterwards by Kathlyn Rhodes
  5. If he is, he may have the satisfaction of knowing that he won't get it. – Frank Among The Rancheros by Harry Castlemon
  6. " Don't say nothin' about it," she protested, but with a look of great satisfaction. – The Christmas Story from David Harum by Edward Noyes Westcott
  7. Then I couldn't even have the satisfaction of telling her that I'd got it, and how it was I hadn't got it before. – Sisters by Ada Cambridge
  8. His interview with Marjorie had given him no real satisfaction. – The Children of Wilton Chase by Mrs. L. T. Meade
  9. A light of satisfaction was in his teacher's eyes as Dave made this answer. – The Cow Puncher by Robert J. C. Stead
  10. This I heard with great satisfaction. – Famous Adventures And Prison Escapes of the Civil War by Various
  11. It would give me great satisfaction. – The Vultures by Henry Seton Merriman
  12. You might, with equal satisfaction, go as an Indian. – Perfect Behavior A Guide for Ladies and Gentlemen in all Social Crises by Donald Ogden Stewart
  13. Beauclere whispered to one of them, and then turned to Alan with a gleam of satisfaction on his face. – Barren Honour: A Novel by George A. Lawrence
  14. That would be a poor sort of satisfaction, would it not? – A Frontier Mystery by Bertram Mitford
  15. I thought it was awfully hard in Mother not to want us to have even the satisfaction of hating Cousin Parnelia! – The Bent Twig by Dorothy Canfield
  16. " So we are prepared for war," he remarked, grinning in satisfaction. – The Pygmy Planet by John Stewart Williamson