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gratifying

adjective grat·i·fy·ing

: giving pleasure or satisfaction

Full Definition of GRATIFYING

:  giving pleasure or satisfaction :  pleasing <a gratifying result>
grat·i·fy·ing·ly \-iŋ-lē\ adverb

Examples of GRATIFYING

  1. It was a gratifying victory.
  2. The response has been gratifying.

First Known Use of GRATIFYING

circa 1611

Related to GRATIFYING

Synonyms
agreeable, blessed (also blest), congenial, darling, delectable, delicious, delightful, delightsome, dreamy, dulcet, enjoyable, felicitous, good, grateful, pleasant, heavenly, jolly, luscious, nice, palatable, pleasing, pleasurable, pretty, satisfying, savory (also savoury), sweet, tasty, welcome
Antonyms
disagreeable, pleasureless, unpalatable, unpleasant, unwelcome

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