Lizet Elaine (simplyn2deep) wrote in 1_million_words,
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Word of the Day 01/18/21 Satisfice

Satisfice (verb)
satisfice [ sat-is-fahys ]


verb (used without object) sat·is·ficed, sat·is·fic·ing
1. to choose or adopt the first satisfactory option that one comes across: the tendency of decision-makers to satisfice rather than look for the optimal solution.

Origin: 1955–60 (1560–70 in the obsolete sense “satisfy”); satis(fy) + (suf)fice or (sacri)fice

EXAMPLE SENTENCES FROM THE WEB FOR SATISFICE
Except thow wilt saye that to satisfice is nothing els / but when one doth make himself approued vnto an other man.
A TREATISE OF THE COHABITATION OF THE FAITHFUL WITH THE UNFAITHFUL|PETER MARTYR

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