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.

an act of doing penance or making reparation for venial sin.
the penance or reparation made.

satisfaction
/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

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

The fulfillment or gratification of a desire, a need, or an appetite.

The pleasure or contentment that is derived from such gratification.

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