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insatiable

(ĭn-sā′shă-b'l) [L. insatiabilis]
Incapable of being satisfied or appeased.
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346-347) is inarguably anticlimactic--or, rather, postclimactic, for having achieved decisive orgasmic redemption, the sisters are now released from the state of perpetual craving, of original insatiability, that had itself "beset" them from the start.
A parsimonious, but meaningful, asceticism can logically arise from recognizing the insatiability of the will and the restless lifestyle that derives from such insatiability.
And counter to Gottfried's oddly sanguine portrait of Star 80, Wasson depicts the tortured director as "a bottomless wound of insatiability." So closely did Fosse relate to Dorothy Stratten's psychopathic killer that he directed Eric Roberts to play the character as "me, if I wasn't successful."
His family is an image of the Occidental world facing its own anguish generated by uncertainty and insatiability. "Clearly, the Perownes represent the very flower of Western civilization--decent, thoughtful, productive, cultivated, deeply, fundamentally good.
Tony Bennett has long spoken of an insatiability in museums' mission.
Second, female sexuality is projected symbolically as a phenomenon endowed with negative connotations and even destructive defined in terms of greed, insatiability and animality.
In contrast with the subsistence logic of the Chayanovian peasant, it is difficult to find peasants nowadays--although there are exceptional cases--who do not participate in the principle of insatiability (or the unlimited desire of consumers) in a society of mass consumption, which unlike the early 20th century rural Russia, has asserted itself currently as a consequence of the expansion of the market economy.
Even so, Bartolovich retains the utility of the metaphor, and one important implication of it is that the imagined insatiability that defines cannibalism (an appetite that--much like unbridled desire for the accumulation of capital--grows the more it is fed) is part of a commodity (the geographies of the New World) that is itself a consuming entity.
Timothy Hackworth in 1828 came to the rescue with an engine powerful enough to satisfy Teesside's insatiability for coal.
Moreover, after the so-called 'Arab Spring' in Egypt, while some people left the country due to the insatiability, many others returned for two main reasons.
Between the rise of a more radical New Left born of qualitative liberalism's own insatiability and the Baby Boom's demographic bulge, which magnified the social unrest, LBJ was soon engulfed by a civil war between the political Left and the cultural Left.
They say that for the ancient Greeks, the ultimate curse was insatiability. Hearing that, we tend to think of an unquenchable appetite for food and drink.