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Synonyms for gratifying
grat·i·fy·ing

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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. Don Jackson:

    Candidly, Im thrilled to see this university take this approach, it would be gratifying if other universities had the guts to do the same. They dont.

  2. Elaine Welteroth:

    It is an absolute honor for anyone, but especially a young Black woman, to occupy space on-air where our perspectives are largely underrepresented, it was gratifying to be able to show up as my authentic self in front of a live national audience every day in a world as divided as ours and to stay true to Elaine Welteroth and what I stand for.

  3. 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.

  4. Jeff Bezos ':

    It’s very gratifying that the world’s premier launch companies are choosing our engines.

  5. Glenda Jackson:

    Coming back to Broadway is like coming home again, 'The Iceman Cometh' experience has been especially gratifying.


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