What does ingratiatory mean?

Definitions for ingratiatory
-əˌtɔr i, -ˌtoʊr iin·gra·tia·to·ry

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. coaxing, ingratiatoryadjective

    pleasingly persuasive or intended to persuade

    "a coaxing and obsequious voice"; "her manner is quiet and ingratiatory and a little too agreeable"

  2. ingratiating, insinuating, ingratiatoryadjective

    calculated to please or gain favor

    "a smooth ingratiating manner"


  1. ingratiatory

    Ingratiatory refers to behavior or actions that are intended to gain approval, favor or praise from others. It often involves being flattering, pleasing, or complimentary to manipulate or charm others into liking or supporting someone.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of ingratiatory in Chaldean Numerology is: 5

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of ingratiatory in Pythagorean Numerology is: 4


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