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]
- present participle of gratify
acceptable, affable, agreeable, amiable, amicable, blissful, cheerful, compatible, complaisant, congenial, cordial, delighting, desirable, dulcet, en rapport, enjoyable, fair, fair and pleasant, favorable, felicific, felicitous, fine, genial, gladdening, good, goodly, gracious, grateful, harmonious, heart-warming, honeyed, likable, mellifluous, mellow, nice, pleasant, pleasing, pleasurable, pleasure-giving, pleasureful, regaling, rejoicing, rewarding, satisfying, sweet, welcome