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From Japanese 悟り (satori, understanding).

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satori (usually uncountable, plural satoris)

  1. (Zen Buddhism) A sudden inexpressible feeling of inner understanding or enlightenment.
    • 1962, Philip K. Dick, The Man in the High Castle, in Four Novels of the 1960s, Library of America 2007, p. 29:
      “Slim your hips the Zen way,” Juliana said. “Lose pounds through painless satori.”
    • 2005, Martin Torgoff, Can't Find My Way Home, Simon & Schuster (2005), page 115:
      What happened to the Merry Band on its trip during the summer of 1964 ranged from the cosmically sublime to the ridiculous, from peak ecstasy to full-tilt satori.

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EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from Japanese 悟り (さとり, satori, understanding, enlightment).

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /sa.to.ri/
  • Hyphenation: sa‧to‧ri

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satori

  1. Free from discrimination.


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satori

  1. Rōmaji transcription of さとり

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satōrī

  1. dative singular of sator