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Satisfaction and satisfying a need - thesaurus

Synonyms

satisfaction

noun

formal the action of providing something that someone wants or needs

satisfy

verb

if something satisfies your needs or wants, it gives you what you need or want

content

verb

formal to make someone feel happy or satisfied

slake

verb

mainly literary to make someone happy by giving them what they want or need

satiate

verb

literary to satisfy a need or desire completely, sometimes in a way that makes you feel as though you have had too much

sustenance

noun

formal a way of supporting yourself, for example by earning money

content

noun

literary a feeling of happiness and satisfaction

satiety

noun

literary the feeling of having had enough, or too much, of something

if desired

if you want it

on demand

whenever people want it

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a bird in the hand (is worth two in the bush)

used for saying that it is better to have something that you can be certain of than to want something that might be better but you are not certain to get

be sated (with something)

to have had enough, or more than enough, of something

content

adjective

satisfied and willing to accept a situation, and not wanting anything more or better

if he/she/they etc so desire(s)

if that is what he/she/they etc want

to someone’s satisfaction/to the satisfaction of someone

in the way that a particular person likes or wants

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Dunning-Kruger effect

the phenomenon by which an incompetent person is too incompetent to understand his own incompetence

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