INSATIABLE
. adj. des deux genres
Qui ne peut être rassasié. Avidité, gourmandise insatiable. Il a une faim insatiable.   Il se dit aussi figurément. Avarice insatiable. Il ne se contente de rien, il est insatiable. Insatiable de gloire. Insatiable d'honneurs, de richesses, de louanges.

L'Academie francaise. 1835.

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