AskDefine | Define gratifying

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gratifying adj
1 giving pleasure or satisfaction [syn: appreciated, pleasing, satisfying]
2 occasioning pride; "a gratifying (or proud) achievement"
3 pleasing to the mind or feeling; "sweet revenge" [syn: sweet]
4 affording satisfaction or pleasure; "the company was enjoyable"; "found her praise gratifying"; "full of happiness and pleasurable excitement"; "good printing makes a book more pleasurable to read" [syn: enjoyable, pleasurable]

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  1. present participle of gratify

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