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English word satisfaction comes from Latin satisfactio.

Satisfaction etymology ?

Satisfaction detailed word origin explanation

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
satisfactio Latin (lat) The giving of security or bail. Excuse, apology, plea. Satisfaction (for an offence); reparation, amends.
satisfaction English (eng) A fulfillment of a need or desire.. A reparation for an injury or loss.. A vindication for a wrong suffered.. The pleasure obtained by such fulfillment.. The source of such gratification.