Meaning of satispassion in English:


Pronunciation /ˌsatɪsˈpaʃn/


  • Suffering adequate to atone for sin; an instance of this.


Mid 16th century; earliest use found in Richard Taverner (?1505–1575), translator and evangelical reformer. From post-classical Latin satispassion-, satispassio atonement by an adequate degree of suffering from classical Latin satis enough + passiō, after post-classical Latin satis pati to suffer enough (late 2nd or early 3rd century in Tertullian).