SATIATION By N., Sam M.S. - 160 Cessation of a desire or need by satisfaction of that desire or need. Short-term waning of a reinforcer's efficacy after it has been presented repetitively. SATIATION: "The satiation of hunger can be a wonderful feeling." Related Psychology Terms HUNGER DRIVE CANNON, WALTER BRADFORD (1871-1945) BULIMIA (Hyperorexia, Polyphagia) EXTRINSIC REINFORCER PICA OBSESSRVE-COMPULSIVE REACTION ATARACTIC (Atanndc) SATYRIASIS (Satyrism) CANAJLIZATION PAIN DRIVE Cite this page: N., Sam M.S., "SATIATION," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 28, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/satiation/ (accessed September 30, 2022).