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Princeton's WordNet

  1. hearty, satisfying, solid, square, substantial(adj)

    providing abundant nourishment

    "a hearty meal"; "good solid food"; "ate a substantial breakfast"; "four square meals a day"

    Synonyms:
    self-colored, whole, straight, red-blooded, substantial, self-coloured, unanimous, upstanding, significant, square(a), hearty, comforting, full-blooded, real, substantive, cheering, solid, material, square, firm, square(p), strong, straightforward, lusty

    Antonyms:
    unwholesome, unsatisfactory

  2. comforting, cheering, satisfying(adj)

    providing freedom from worry

    Synonyms:
    comforting, consoling, cheering, hearty, square, solid, consolatory, substantial

    Antonyms:
    unwholesome, unsatisfactory

Wiktionary

  1. satisfying(adjective)

    Antonyms:
    unsatisfying, dissatisfying

  2. satisfying(adjective)

    Antonyms:
    unsatisfying, dissatisfying

English Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. satisfying

    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, gratifying, pleasant, pleasing, pleasurable, refreshing, welcome

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

Editors Contribution

  1. rewarding

    Submitted by flynzb9957 on May 13, 2020  

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases for "satisfying":

    satisfactory, gratifying, rewarding

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How to use satisfying in a sentence?

  1. Icelandic Forest Service Directorrstur Eysteinsson:

    To see the forests growing to see that were actually doing some good is a very rewarding thing. A very satisfying thing, knowing which trees to plant is actually harder than youd think. We plant about three million seedlings per year in Iceland. Most people have simply, until now, you use what you have. Here in Iceland, its the native birch. [You] plant them and you expect that they grow. And then, the climate changes.

  2. Dana Weiser:

    A solid, satisfying relationship is less likely to be riddled with infidelity.

  3. Paul Tokasz:

    There were some difficult conditions in the late 80s, early 90s, in terms of fiscal conditions of the state and I think he realized that, it's never easy satisfying all of your constituencies.

  4. Primo Levi:

    Anyone who has obeyed nature by transmitting a piece of gossip experiences the explosive relief that accompanies the satisfying of a primary need.

  5. F. J. Raymond:

    Next to being shot at and missed, nothing is really quite as satisfying as an income tax refund.

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