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For example:

I like how you conveniently informed us after most of us had eaten already and we are [feeling full].

The phrase in brackets sounds unnatural to me. Would you suggest how to rephrase that better?

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I don't think 'feeling full' sounds unnatural at all. But the sentence preceding it is a bit odd. –  UpTheCreek Jul 1 '11 at 18:16
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Possible duplicate of Is there a polite alternative to "No thanks, I'm full"? –  Alenanno Jul 1 '11 at 18:31
    
your possible duplicate link is at very least superfluous and irrelevant to my question, though I found that thread interesting as well, sir. –  Anderson Silva Jul 1 '11 at 18:50
    
Assuming that the response is to someone who has revealed that food will will be provided shortly, I would change the sentence to: I like how you conveniently informed us after most of us had eaten and are already full. "are already feeling full" also sounds more natural in American English. –  mkennedy Jul 2 '11 at 23:57

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A few possibilites:

  • stuffed to bursting
  • engorged
  • fat and happy
  • glutted
  • well sated
  • replete
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full, stuffed, etc –  KeithS Jul 1 '11 at 19:58

Instead of "...feeling full", "...are full" would feel more natural in your example.

If you don't like "full", other possibilities include "sated", "satisfied", and "stuffed".

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+1 on "stuffed." Also, "stuffed to the gills." –  The Raven Jul 1 '11 at 18:23

If you want to make everyone look it up in their dictionaries, you could use "surfeited".

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I like the sound of "moderately incapacitated," or "somewhat incapacitated."

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