state of being gratified or satisfied
"dull repetitious work gives no gratification"; "to my immense gratification he arrived on time"
the act or an instance of satisfying
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 gratuity.
Origin: From gratification, from gratificare, from gratus + facere.
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 gratuity.
Origin: [L. gratificatio: cf. F. 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.
The numerical value of Gratification in Chaldean Numerology is: 5
The numerical value of Gratification in Pythagorean Numerology is: 6
Sample Sentences & Example Usage
Instant gratification takes too long.
You have to really be into delayed gratification if you want to be on this mission.
Our brains are hardwired to respond to immediate gratification, and to do what makes us feel good.
It is the nature of desire not to be satisfied, and most men live only for the gratification of it.
Many persons have a wrong idea of what constitutes true happiness. It is not attained through self-gratification but through fidelity to a worthy purpose.
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