1. the contentment one feels when one has fulfilled a desire, need, or expectation

- the chef tasted the sauce with great satisfaction

Definition categories: feeling, contentment

2. state of being gratified or satisfied

Similar word(s): gratification

Definition categories: state, spirit

3. compensation for a wrong

- we were unable to get satisfaction from the local store

Similar word(s): atonement, expiation

Definition categories: possession, amends, damages, indemnification, indemnity, redress, restitution

4. (law) the payment of a debt or fulfillment of an obligation

- the full and final satisfaction of the claim

Definition categories: possession, payment

5. act of fulfilling a desire or need or appetite

- the satisfaction of their demand for better services

Definition categories: act, change

Sentences with satisfaction as a noun:

- He enjoyed the dish with great satisfaction. He'll order it again the next time he arrives.