satisfaction

noun
ADJECTIVE
complete, deep, great, immense
overall

Clients are asked to rate their overall satisfaction.

evident, obvious
grim, perverse, smug
quiet
mutual, personal
job, life (esp. AmE)
emotional, marital (AmE), sexual
client, customer, employee, patient
… OF SATISFACTION
level

My current level of job satisfaction is pretty low.

VERB + SATISFACTION
derive, feel, find, gain, get, have, take

He derived great satisfaction from knowing that his son was happy.

Although we didn't win, we were able to take some satisfaction from our performance.

bring (sb), give sb, provide (sb with)
express
SATISFACTION + NOUN
rating, score
level, rate
PREPOSITION
in satisfaction

She watched in satisfaction as he opened the present.

to sb's satisfaction

The matter was resolved to our general satisfaction.

with satisfaction

He nodded with evident satisfaction.

satisfaction at

her deep satisfaction at seeing justice done

satisfaction in

I find satisfaction in helping people.

satisfaction of

I had the satisfaction of proving him wrong.

satisfaction with

Both parties expressed their complete satisfaction with the decision.

PHRASES
a certain satisfaction

She felt a certain satisfaction in keeping him waiting.

a grin of satisfaction, a look of satisfaction, a smile of satisfaction, a smirk of satisfaction
a feeling of satisfaction, a sense of satisfaction
a source of satisfaction

The children were a major source of satisfaction.


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  • 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

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  • 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

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