satisfied Definition

  • 1contented, pleased, or fulfilled
  • 2having one's needs or expectations met

Using satisfied: Examples

Take a moment to familiarize yourself with how "satisfied" can be used in various situations through the following examples!

  • Example

    I am satisfied with the results of the experiment.

  • Example

    The customer was not satisfied with the service.

  • Example

    He was satisfied that he had done his best.

  • Example

    She is never satisfied with what she has.

satisfied Synonyms and Antonyms

Synonyms for satisfied

Antonyms for satisfied

Phrases with satisfied

  • feeling content or proud of one's achievements or abilities


    He was very satisfied with himself after winning the competition.

  • a customer who is happy with the product or service they received


    We strive to have satisfied customers who will return to us in the future.

  • a smile that shows contentment or pleasure


    She gave a satisfied smile after finishing the last page of the book.

Origins of satisfied

from Latin 'satis facere', meaning 'to do enough'


Summary: satisfied in Brief

The term 'satisfied' [ˈsætɪsfaɪd] refers to feeling content, pleased, or fulfilled, often due to having one's needs or expectations met. It can be used to describe a person's emotional state, as in 'She is never satisfied with what she has,' or to evaluate a product or service, as in 'The customer was not satisfied with the service.' 'Satisfied' extends into phrases like 'satisfied with oneself,' denoting pride in one's achievements, and 'satisfied customer,' indicating a happy customer.

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