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King James Dictionary

Satisfaction

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SATISFAC'TION, n. L. satisfactio. See Satisfy.

1. That state of the mind which results from the full gratification of desire repose of mind or contentment with present possession and enjoyment. Sensual pleasure affords no permanent satisfaction.
2. The act of pleasing or gratifying.

The mind having a power to suspend the execution and satisfaction of its desires -

3. Repose of the mind on the certainty of any thing that state which results from relief from suspense, doubt or uncertainty conviction.

What satisfaction can you have?

4. Gratification that which pleases.

Exchanging solid quiet to obtain the windy satisfaction of the brain.

5. That which satisfies amends recompense compensation indemnification atonement. Satisfaction for damages, must be an equivalent but satisfaction in many cases, may consist in concession or apology.
6. Payment discharge as, to receive a sum in full satisfaction of a debt to enter satisfaction on record.

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The unabridged 1828 version of this dictionary in the SwordSearcher Bible Software.

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