satisfaction [n] giving or enjoying a state of comfort, content achievement, amends, amusement, atonement, bliss, cheerfulness, comfort, compensation, complacency, conciliation, contentedness, contentment, delight, ease, enjoyment, fulfillment, gladness, good fortune, gratification, happiness, indemnification, indulgence, joy, justice, peace of mind, pleasure, pride, propitiation, recompense, redress, refreshment, reimbursement, relief, reparation, repletion, resolution, reward, satiety, serenity, settlement, vindication, well-being; concepts 344,410,720 —Ant. discontent, dissatisfaction, need, unhappiness, want

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  • satisfaction — [ satisfaksjɔ̃ ] n. f. • 1155; lat. satisfactio « disculpation » et « réparation juridique » 1 ♦ Acte par lequel qqn obtient la réparation d une offense. ⇒ réparation. Donner, obtenir satisfaction. Théol. Pénitence. ♢ Acte par lequel on accorde à …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • satisfaction — sat·is·fac·tion n 1 a: the act or fact of satisfying b: execution of an accord by performance of the substituted obligation often used in the phrase accord and satisfaction compare accord 3, transaction 3 c …   Law dictionary

  • Satisfaction — may refer to: *A feeling of gratification; see Contentment *Atonement (satisfaction view), a Christian view of salvation * Satisfaction (Benny Benassi song), a 2003 Electro House song * (I Can t Get No) Satisfaction , a 1965 song by the Rolling… …   Wikipedia

  • satisfaction — Satisfaction. s. f. v. Action par laquelle on satisfait à ce qu on doit. Il jeusne, il fait des aumosnes pour la satisfaction de ses pechez. il travaille pour la satisfaction de ses creanciers. il l avoit offensé, mais on luy a ordonné de faire… …   Dictionnaire de l'Académie française

  • Satisfaction — Sat is*fac tion, n. [OE. satisfaccioun, F. satisfaction, fr. L. satisfactio, fr. satisfacere to satisfy. See {Satisfy}.] 1. The act of satisfying, or the state of being satisfied; gratification of desire; contentment in possession and enjoyment;… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Satisfaction — bezeichnet: ein Lied der Rolling Stones: (I Can’t Get No) Satisfaction ein Lied von Benny Benassi einen US amerikanischen Spielfilm, siehe Satisfaction (Film) eine australische Fernsehserie, siehe Satisfaction (Fernsehserie) in der deutschen… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • satisfaction — [sat΄is fak′shən] n. [ME satisfaccioun < OFr satisfaction < L satisfactio] 1. a satisfying or being satisfied 2. something that satisfies; specif., a) anything that brings gratification, pleasure, or contentment b) settlement of debt;… …   English World dictionary

  • satisfaction — ► NOUN 1) the state of being satisfied. 2) Law the payment of a debt or fulfilment of an obligation or claim. 3) what is felt to be due to one to make up for an injustice: the work will stop if they don t get satisfaction …   English terms dictionary

  • satisfaction — c.1300, performance of an act set forth by a priest or other Church authority to atone for sin, from L. satisfactionem (nom. satisfactio) a satisfying of a creditor, from satisfacere (see SATISFY (Cf. satisfy)). Sense of contentment first… …   Etymology dictionary

  • satisfaction — Satisfaction, Satisfactio, Cic …   Thresor de la langue françoyse

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