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Synonyms for gratifying

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. gratifying, sweet(adj)

    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, pleasurable(adj)

    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

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

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. gratifying(a.)

    Synonyms:
    pleasing, agreeable, welcome

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How to use gratifying in a sentence?

  1. Daniel Miller:

    Living in a time that our government and the United States seems to be falling all over Iran to buddy up to give them back their money, it is very gratifying to all of the victims that there is still justice out there to bring these perpetrators of these terrible terrorist attacks to justice.

  2. Jaclyn Smith:

    I feel appreciative that people have responded to that and associate value with me, i think our success is that we really put our hearts into it, but we can bring it at a lower price point. To make women feel good, that in itself is a true accomplishment… It’s gratifying for me… I feel that I made that promise. It gives purpose and dignity to what we do.

  3. National Park Service:

    As the National Park Service strives to share a more inclusive and well-rounded version of the American story through the places we care for, it is gratifying to see more people than ever coming to their national parks to enjoy nature, learn about history, and spend time with their families.

  4. Roberta Lynch:

    It is gratifying to know that two of our state's constitutional officers are clearly committed to upholding the Constitution.

  5. Athenus:

    Every investigation which is guided by principles of Nature fixes its ultimate aim entirely on gratifying the stomach.


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