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grat·i·fy·ing

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English Synonyms and Antonyms0.0 / 0 votes

  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

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  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 Synonymes0.0 / 0 votes

  1. gratifyingadjective

    Synonyms:
    pleasing, agreeable, welcome

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How to use gratifying in a sentence?

  1. Athenus:

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

  2. Deion Sanders:

    Doing what I’m doing now, I can’t compare it to anything because it’s at that certain level, what I’m doing now, it’s so gratifying, it’s so satisfying, it’s so neat, man. It’s my thing. I’m in my groove. I’m in my rhythm. I’m walking in my purpose right now, and I feel it.

  3. Hillary Clinton:

    You know, health care is complicated. Right? that was somewhat gratifying.

  4. Danielle Dotzenrod -RRB- Jim:

    After it got all done, it was very gratifying.

  5. Kaley Cuoco:

    I love that Warner Bros. is Warner Bros. away from home, and I couldn't be more excited to continue this incredibly collaborative and gratifying relationship.


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