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English Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. gratifying

    Agreeable refers to whatever gives a mild degree of pleasure; as, an agreeable perfume. Acceptable indicates a thing to be worthy of acceptance; as, an acceptable offering. Grateful is stronger than agreeable or gratifying, indicating whatever awakens a feeling akin to gratitude. A pleasant face and pleasing manners arouse pleasurable sensations, and make the possessor an agreeable companion; if possessed of intelligence, vivacity, and goodness, such a person's society will be delightful. Criminals may find each other's company congenial, but scarcely delightful. Satisfying denotes anything that is received with calm acquiescence, as substantial food, or established truth. That is welcome which is received with joyful heartiness; as, welcome tidings. Compare BEAUTIFUL; CHARMING; DELICIOUS.

    Synonyms:
    acceptable, agreeable, congenial, delicious, delightful, grateful, pleasant, pleasing, pleasurable, refreshing, satisfying, welcome

    Antonyms:
    depressing, disappointing, distressing, hateful, horrible, melancholy, miserable, mournful, painful, saddening, woful, wretched

Princeton's WordNet

  1. gratifying, sweetadjective

    pleasing to the mind or feeling

    "sweet revenge"

    Synonyms:
    odorous, pleasurable, fresh, enjoyable, sweet-smelling, sugared, cherubic, honeyed, sweet-scented, mellifluous, unfermented, dulcet, sweet, sweetened, odoriferous, perfumed, angelical, seraphic, scented, angelic, mellisonant, sweet-flavored

    Antonyms:
    unpleasant, displeasing

  2. enjoyable, gratifying, pleasurableadjective

    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"

    Synonyms:
    enjoyable, sweet, pleasurable

    Antonyms:
    unpleasant, displeasing

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. gratifyingadjective

    Synonyms:
    pleasing, agreeable, welcome

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How to use gratifying in a sentence?

  1. Harrison Ford:

    I think the character is woven into the story in a way that intrigued me, there is a strong emotional context between my character Deckard that I play and other characters… It was a really gratifying experience, I had a good time.

  2. David Neal:

    Coming into this event, we knew that the bar that we all collectively set was very high, it's extremely gratifying the numbers exceeding even our lofty goals.

  3. Stuart Spielman:

    It's gratifying that there is tremendous interest in having this vehicle available, the states have said, 'We really like this.'.

  4. Janet Napolitano:

    My time at UC has been deeply gratifying and rewarding. I have been honored and inspired every day to serve this institution alongside incredibly dedicated, passionate people, the decision was tough and this moment, bittersweet but the time is right.

  5. Officer Jared Warner:

    There's probably nothing more gratifying than to know that.

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