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Noun: satisfaction  ,sa-tis'fak-shun
  1. The contentment one feels when one has fulfilled a desire, need, or expectation
    "the chef tasted the sauce with great satisfaction"
     
  2. State of being gratified or satisfied
    "dull repetitious work gives no satisfaction";
    - gratification
     
  3. Compensation for a wrong
    "we were unable to get satisfaction from the local store";
    - atonement, expiation
     
  4. (law) the payment of a debt or fulfilment of an obligation
    "the full and final satisfaction of the claim"
     
  5. Act of fulfilling a desire, need or appetite
    "the satisfaction of their demand for better services"

Derived forms: satisfactions

Type of: amends, change, contentment, damages, emotional state, indemnification, indemnity, payment, redress, redressal, restitution, spirit

Antonym: dissatisfaction

Encyclopedia: Satisfaction