Privilege vs Satisfaction - What's the difference?

privilege | satisfaction |

As nouns the difference between privilege and satisfaction

is that privilege is while satisfaction is a fulfillment of a need or desire.


Alternative forms

* priviledg (obsolete) * priviledge (obsolete)


(en noun)
  • A peculiar benefit, advantage, or favor; a right or immunity not enjoyed by others or by all; special enjoyment of a good, or exemption from an evil or burden; a prerogative; advantage; franchise; preferential treatment.
  • All first-year professors here must teach four courses a term, yet you're only teaching one! What entitled you to such a privilege ?
  • The status or existence of such benefit or advantage.
  • In order to advance racial equality in the United States, what we've got to do is reduce white privilege .
  • (legal) A common law doctrine that protects certain communications from being used as evidence in court.
  • ''Your honor, my client is not required to answer that; her response is protected by attorney-client privilege .
  • (finance) A call, put, spread, or other option.
  • (computing) An ability to perform an action on the system that can be selectively granted or denied to users; permission.
  • Synonyms

    * prerogative, immunity, freelage, franchise, right, claim, liberty, advantage, foredeal

    Derived terms

    * cisprivilege


  • (archaic) To grant some particular right or exemption to; to invest with a peculiar right or immunity; to authorize; as, to privilege representatives from arrest.
  • (archaic) To bring or put into a condition of privilege or exemption from evil or danger; to exempt; to deliver.
  • satisfaction



    (en noun)
  • A fulfillment of a need or desire.
  • :
  • The pleasure obtained by such fulfillment.
  • *(Henry David Thoreau) (1817-1862)
  • *:This life is not for complaint, but for satisfaction .
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  • *:Selwyn, sitting up rumpled and cross-legged on the floor, after having boloed Drina to everybody's exquisite satisfaction , looked around at the sudden rustle of skirts to catch a glimpse of a vanishing figure—a glimmer of ruddy hair and the white curve of a youthful face, half-buried in a muff.
  • The source of such gratification.
  • A reparation for an injury or loss.
  • A vindication for a wrong suffered.