Non-satisfaction



[sat-is-fak-shuh n] /ˌsæt ɪsˈfæk ʃən/

noun
1.
an act of satisfying; fulfillment; gratification.
2.
the state of being satisfied; contentment.
3.
the cause or means of being satisfied.
4.
confident acceptance of something as satisfactory, dependable, true, etc.
5.
reparation or compensation, as for a wrong or injury.
6.
the opportunity to redress or right a wrong, as by a duel.
7.
payment or discharge, as of a debt or obligation.
8.
Ecclesiastical.

/ˌsætɪsˈfækʃən/
noun
1.
the act of satisfying or state of being satisfied
2.
the fulfilment of a desire
3.
the pleasure obtained from such fulfilment
4.
a source of fulfilment
5.
reparation or compensation for a wrong done or received
6.
(RC Church, Church of England) the performance by a repentant sinner of a penance
7.
(Christianity) the atonement for sin by the death of Christ
n.

early 14c., “performance of an act set forth by a priest or other Church authority to atone for sin,” from Old French satisfaction (12c.), from Latin satisfactionem (nominative satisfactio) “a satisfying of a creditor,” noun of action from past participle stem of satisfacere (see satisfy). Senses of “contentment, appeasement” and “action of gratifying” first recorded late 14c.; the former not common before 16c.

satisfaction sat·is·fac·tion (sāt’ĭs-fāk’shən)
n.

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