With etymological origin in the Latin word insatiabĭlis, he adjective insatiable It is used to qualify that or that which cannot be satisfied . The verb satiate , meanwhile, refers to fulfill or satisfy a wish or to quench thirst or hunger completely .
For example: “This man is insatiable: he has already swallowed four hamburgers and a pizza and is still hungry”, “The State is insatiable, always needs more money”, "The footballer, insatiable, I want to win another title and goes for a new record".
The most common uses of the insatiable term are associated with the food and at sex . People who eat food without control and who never "Fill" They are insatiable, as are those who feel like having intimate relationships at all times.
In the field of sport , the competitor is defined as insatiable that, despite having won many trophies, always aims at keep earning wins and getting other achievements . A tennis player who has been in the first place in the world ranking for several years and who continues to train every day in double shifts to be in optimal physical and technical conditions and thus add more conquests, is insatiable.
When in a fire , the fire progresses without control, it is usual for journalists to mention it as insatiable . In this case, the concept is associated with the fact that fire seems not to conform to what it consumed and continues to expand.
It is important to note that this word is not very common in everyday speech, although it is not a question of one's own. language high. Quite simply, the situations necessary to create a context in which it makes sense do not occur every day. For this reason, we will see some of its most prominent synonyms, among which are certain more frequently used terms: Avid, anxious, greedy, voracious, skylights, swallow, tripero and ambitious. Two of his several antonyms are Fed up and satisfied.
With respect to the cases in which we can resort to this word to adject a person, it is necessary to say that there are two well-defined extremes, with endless nuances in the middle: in a vertex are those individuals who have long been they have shown insatiable in one or more aspects of their lives; in the other are those who suddenly exhibit a behavior insatiable that draws attention to its surroundings.
This distinction also helps us to understand that the insatiable adjective does not always describe a permanent feature in the personality of an individual, but often it is a phase, a passing state that arises from issues such as stress, emotional or economic problems. If a person is insatiable at mealtime it is likely that there is a fundamental problem since food is one of the natural activities of our body and we should carry it out only to satisfy ourselves and return the energy that has been invested.
The point at which we should naturally stop eating is precisely when we reach the satiety , when the body tells us that we no longer have the need to continue eating food. Something similar occurs with sexual intercourse: once we reach the maximum point of pleasure, it is natural to relax and enjoy the sensations that our body goes through; A sexually insatiable person does not allow himself these moments of tranquility but pursues orgasm incessantly, until a point arrives where he no longer enjoys.
The idea Insatiable, finally, appears in several cinematographic, television and literary works, such as the Mexican film “The insatiable” , the novel "The insatiable" ("The Carpetbaggers" in its original language) of the American Harold robbins and the Argentine film "Insatiable" .