INSATIABLE in a Sentence

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 Meanings and Examples of INSATIABLE
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 a.  not easily satisfied; impossible to satiate or satisfy; greedy
Classic Sentence:
1  Mattie seemed to feel the contagion of his embarrassment, and sat with downcast lids, sipping her tea, while he feigned an insatiable appetite for dough-nuts and sweet pickles.
Ethan Frome By Edith Wharton
Context  Highlight   In IV
2  Soon Carreen and Suellen would have the insatiable hunger of typhoid convalescents.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Context  Highlight   In CHAPTER XXV
3  She had never before suspected the mixture of insatiable curiosity and contemptuous freedom with which she and her kind were discussed in this underworld of toilers who lived on their vanity and self-indulgence.
House of Mirth By Edith Wharton
Context  Highlight   In BOOK 2: Chapter 10
4  I have no father to expect me, and but few friends to lament a fate which I have courted with the insatiable longings of youth after distinction.
The Last of the Mohicans By James Fenimore Cooper
Context  Highlight   In CHAPTER 11
5  Reason, and not feeling, is my guide; my ambition is unlimited: my desire to rise higher, to do more than others, insatiable.
Jane Eyre By Charlotte Bronte
Context  Highlight   In CHAPTER XXXII
6  I stayed but two months with my wife and family, for my insatiable desire of seeing foreign countries, would suffer me to continue no longer.
Gulliver's Travels(V1) By Jonathan Swift
Context  Highlight   In PART 1: CHAPTER VIII.
7  The frequent labours I underwent every day, made, in a few weeks, a very considerable change in my health: the more my master got by me, the more insatiable he grew.
Gulliver's Travels(V1) By Jonathan Swift
Context  Highlight   In PART 2: CHAPTER III.
8  The completion of my demoniacal design became an insatiable passion.
Frankenstein By Mary Shelley
Context  Highlight   In Chapter 24
9  There are many commentators who go even further in explaining it in this way and think the words, 'you're insatiable' are an expression of friendly admiration, albeit with some condescension.
The Trial By Franz Kafka
Context  Highlight   In Chapter Nine In the Cathedral
10  I shuddered to think who might be the next victim sacrificed to his insatiate revenge.
Frankenstein By Mary Shelley
Context  Highlight   In Chapter 20
11  There are thousands of such cases throughout the South, with the difference that the Southern white men in insatiate fury wreak their vengeance without intervention of law upon the Afro-Americans who consort with their women.
Southern Horrors By Ida B. Wells-Barnett
Context  Highlight   In III
12  I work hard, and read Law insatiably.
David Copperfield By Charles Dickens
Context  Highlight   In CHAPTER 59. RETURN
Example Sentence:
1  I love reading: I have an insatiable appetite for vicarious experience.
2  Most children have an insatiable desire for knowledge.
3  If this country has an insatiable need for Mexico's drugs, it's only due to federal negligence in fencing and securing our borders.