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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 sat·is·fac·tion /ˌsætəsˈfækʃən/

From: Network Terminology


From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Sat·is·fac·tion n.
 1. The act of satisfying, or the state of being satisfied; gratification of desire; contentment in possession and enjoyment; repose of mind resulting from compliance with its desires or demands.
    The mind having a power to suspend the execution and satisfaction of any of its desires.   --Locke.
 2. Settlement of a claim, due, or demand; payment; indemnification; adequate compensation.
    We shall make full satisfaction.   --Shak.
 3. That which satisfies or gratifies; atonement.
 Die he, or justice must; unless for him
 Some other, able, and as willing, pay
 The rigid satisfaction, death for death.   --Milton.
 Syn: -- Contentment; content; gratification; pleasure; recompense; compensation; amends; remuneration; indemnification; atonement.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      n 1: the contentment you feel when you have done something right;
           "the chef tasted the sauce with great satisfaction"
           [ant: dissatisfaction]
      2: state of being gratified; great satisfaction; "dull
         repetitious work gives no gratification"; "to my immense
         gratification he arrived on time" [syn: gratification]
      3: compensation for a wrong; "we were unable to get
         satisfaction from the local store" [syn: atonement, expiation]
      4: act of fulfilling a desire or need or appetite; "the
         satisfaction of their demand for better services"