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English definition of “satisfied”

satisfied

adjective (WANTING)    /ˈsæt.ɪs.faɪd/ US  /ˈsæt̬-/
B1 pleased because you have got what you wanted, or because something has happened in the way that you wanted: Some people are never satisfied! a satisfied smile Are you satisfied with the new arrangement?Satisfied and complacentShowing arrogance and conceitConfidence and self-assurance
(Definition of satisfied adjective (WANTING) from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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