What is another word for insatiate?

Pronunciation: [ɪnsˈe͡ɪʃɪˌe͡ɪt] (IPA)

The word insatiate is used to describe someone who can never be satisfied or always wanting more. There are several synonyms for this word which include unsatisfied, insatiable, greedy, voracious, rapacious, ravenous and unquenchable. All these words describe someone who has an insatiable desire for something and is constantly wanting more of it. They always seek for satisfaction without being pleased even when they get it, and this perpetual want can leave them hungry, empty, and dissatisfied. It is important to balance one's desires and appreciate satisfaction in order not to fall into the trap of insatiability.

What are the hypernyms for Insatiate?

A hypernym is a word with a broad meaning that encompasses more specific words called hyponyms.

What are the opposite words for insatiate?

Insatiate is the state of being always wanting more of something, such as food, money or love. Some antonyms for the word insatiate include content, satisfied, fulfilled, quenched and satiated. Content refers to the state of being happy and satisfied with what one has or has achieved, and not desiring more. Satisfied, on the other hand, means having one's needs or wants fulfilled, indicating that one has had enough. Fulfilled refers to the state of being satisfied or gratified, suggesting that one's desires or goals have been accomplished. Quenched and satiated both mean fully satisfied, indicating that hunger or thirst has been completely satisfied.

What are the antonyms for Insatiate?

Usage examples for Insatiate

All the devouring and insatiate monsters imagined since imagination could record itself, are fused in the one realization, guillotine.
"Dickens As an Educator"
James L. (James Laughlin) Hughes
Gage was a valuable man, but his insatiate greed led him astray.
"The Gray Phantom's Return"
Herman Landon
She was insatiate, nothing but sleep subdued her eager brain.
"Rose of Dutcher's Coolly"
Hamlin Garland

Famous quotes with Insatiate

  • Never could I tell, try as I might, what it actually was that I saw; nor could the still face tell, for although it must have seen more than I did, it will never speak again. But always I shall guard against the mocking and insatiate Hypnos, lord of sleep, against the night sky, and against the mad ambitions of knowledge and philosophy.
    H. P. Lovecraft

Word of the Day

worldly wise
on to, wised up, alive, apprehensive, brainy, bright, brilliant, canny, clever, cognizant.