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gratifying, present participle; gratified, past tense; gratified, past participle; gratifies, 3rd person singular present;
  1. Give (someone) pleasure or satisfaction
    • - I was gratified to see the coverage in May's issue
    • - the results were gratifying
  2. Indulge or satisfy (a desire)
    • - not all the sexual impulses can be gratified

  1. pleasing to the mind or feeling; "sweet revenge"
  2. enjoyable: affording satisfaction or pleasure; "the company was enjoyable"; "found her praise gratifying"; "full of happiness and pleasurable excitement"; "good printing makes a book more pleasurable to read"
  3. (gratifyingly) in a gratifying manner; "the performance was at a gratifyingly high level"
  4. (gratification) state of being gratified or satisfied; "dull repetitious work gives no gratification"; "to my immense gratification he arrived on time"
  5. (gratified) having received what was desired
  6. (gratify) satisfy: make happy or satisfied
  7. (gratify) yield (to); give satisfaction to
  8. Gratification is the pleasurable emotional reaction of happiness in response to a fulfillment of a desire or the fulfillment of a goal. A person may proudly say they are gratified upon achieving a hard won goal, and the term is usually used to refer to these cases. ...
  9. (gratification) The act of gratifying, or pleasing, either the mind, the taste, or the appetite; as, the gratification of the palate, of the appetites, of the senses, of the desires, of the heart; That which affords pleasure; satisfaction; enjoyment; fruition: delight; A reward; a recompense; a ...
  10. (1. gratify) محظوظ کرنا۔ خوش کرنا۔ شاد کرنا۔ موہنا۔ من چڑھنا۔ دل لینا۔ مہربانی کر کے۔ از راہ کرم۔ براہ کرم