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gratifying

adjective

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(Entry 1 of 2)

1 giving pleasure or contentment to the mind or senses
  • a spectacular film that is gratifying to both the mind and the eyes

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gratifying

verb
present participle of gratify

Synonyms & Antonyms of gratifying (Entry 2 of 2)

1 to give in to (a desire)
  • just gratify this one whim of mine

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The first known use of gratifying was circa 1611

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“Gratifying.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/gratifying. Accessed 23 Oct. 2020.

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