Definitions for Gratificationˌgræt ə fɪˈkeɪ ʃən

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  1. gratification, satisfaction(noun)

    state of being gratified or satisfied

    "dull repetitious work gives no gratification"; "to my immense gratification he arrived on time"

  2. gratification(noun)

    the act or an instance of satisfying

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  1. gratification(Noun)

    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.

  2. gratification(Noun)

    That which affords pleasure; satisfaction; enjoyment; fruition: delight.

  3. gratification(Noun)

    A reward; a recompense; a gratuity.

  4. Origin: From gratification, from gratificare, from gratus + facere.

Webster DictionaryRate this definition:(0.00 / 0 votes)

  1. Gratification(noun)

    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

  2. Gratification(noun)

    that which affords pleasure; satisfaction; enjoyment; fruition: delight

  3. Gratification(noun)

    a reward; a recompense; a gratuity.

  4. Origin: [L. gratificatio: cf. F. gratification.]

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  1. Gratification

    Gratification is the pleasurable emotional reaction of happiness in response to a fulfillment of a desire or goal. Gratification, like all emotions, is a motivator of behavior and thus plays a role in the entire range of human social systems.


Translations for Gratification

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  • lahja, mieliteko, mielihalu, miellyttäminen, hyvitys, palkinto, tyydyttäminen, tyydytysFinnish
  • récompenseFrench
  • kepuasanIndonesian
  • tilfredsstille, gledeNorwegian

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