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1. providing abundant nourishment;
- Example: "a hearty meal"
- Example: "good solid food"
- Example: "ate a substantial breakfast"
- Example: "four square meals a day"
[syn: hearty, satisfying, solid, square, substantial]

2. providing freedom from worry;
[syn: comforting, cheering, satisfying]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Satisfy \Sat"is*fy\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Satisfied; p. pr. & vb. n. Satisfying.] [OF. satisfier; L. satis enough + -ficare (in comp.) to make; cf. F. satisfaire, L. satisfacere. See Sad, a., and Fact.] 1. In general, to fill up the measure of a want of (a person or a thing); hence, to grafity fully the desire of; to make content; to supply to the full, or so far as to give contentment with what is wished for. [1913 Webster] Death shall . . . with us two Be forced to satisfy his ravenous maw. --Milton. [1913 Webster] 2. To pay to the extent of claims or deserts; to give what is due to; as, to satisfy a creditor. [1913 Webster] 3. To answer or discharge, as a claim, debt, legal demand, or the like; to give compensation for; to pay off; to requite; as, to satisfy a claim or an execution. [1913 Webster] 4. To free from doubt, suspense, or uncertainty; to give assurance to; to set at rest the mind of; to convince; as, to satisfy one's self by inquiry. [1913 Webster] The standing evidences of the truth of the gospel are in themselves most firm, solid, and satisfying. --Atterbury. [1913 Webster] Syn: To satiate; sate; content; grafity; compensate. See Satiate. [1913 Webster]
WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006):

satisfying adj 1: providing abundant nourishment; "a hearty meal"; "good solid food"; "ate a substantial breakfast"; "four square meals a day" [syn: hearty, satisfying, solid, square, substantial] 2: providing freedom from worry [syn: comforting, cheering, satisfying]
Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0:

87 Moby Thesaurus words for "satisfying": absolute, adequate, affable, agreeable, amiable, amicable, ample, assuring, authoritative, blissful, cheerful, cloying, cloysome, cogent, comforting, commensurate, compatible, compensating, compensative, compensatory, complaisant, conclusive, congenial, convictional, convincing, cordial, decisive, desirable, determinative, dulcet, en rapport, enjoyable, equal to, fair, fair and pleasant, felicific, felicitous, filling, fine, fulfilling, genial, good, goodly, gracious, grateful, gratifying, harmonious, heart-warming, honeyed, impressive, jading, likable, lucrative, mellifluous, mellow, moneymaking, nice, overfilling, pacifying, paying, persuasive, pleasant, pleasing, pleasurable, pleasure-giving, pleasureful, profitable, proportionable, proportionate, remunerative, reparative, repaying, retributive, retributory, rewardful, rewarding, satiating, sating, satisfactory, solid, sound, sufficient, sufficing, surfeiting, sweet, telling, welcome