gratified gratified  /ˈɡræ tə ˌfaɪd/


  1. (adj) having received what was desired
  2. (v) make happy or satisfied
  3. (v) yield (to); give satisfaction to



  1. Belated as the investigation was, the residents of Hay al-Sinnani say they were gratified by its thoroughness.
  2. They would be so happy and so proud, and they would be so gratified.
  3. We are gratified by the jury's verdict.


  1. A message from Make Music Downey

    DOWNEY - We were deeply gratified to hear that so many people thoroughly enjoyed the Make Music Downey celebration on Saturday, June 8. More than 60 free performances were spread among six venues in the downtown area, and the public response was everything we could have hoped for.
    on June 14, 2013     Source: The Downey Patriot

  2. ATA Hails Supreme Court Ruling on Challenge to L.A Port Drayage Rules

    ARLINGTON, Va., June 13, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- In an opinion handed down this morning, the U.S. Supreme Court agreed with American Trucking Associations and unanimously rejected burdensome operational mandates the Port of Los Angeles had attempted to impose on interstate commerce.(Logo:"We are gratified that, at the conclusion of ...
    on June 13, 2013     Source: PR Newswire via Yahoo! News

  3. The Advertising Research Foundation (ARF) Sets Record Attendance at Audience Measurement 8.0 Conference

    NEW YORK, June 12, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Advertising Research Foundation (ARF) drew a record-breaking 900 attendees to its 2013 annual Audience Measurement conference, demonstrating that the ARF's mission to provide critical perspective on the future of advertising research is more relevant than ever."We're deeply gratified by the record attendance at Audience Measurement 8.0 ...
    on June 13, 2013     Source: PR Newswire via Yahoo! News


  1. In a statement, Cuomo said, "Taxpayers demand and deserve transparency and now they will finally get it. Bank of America chose litigation over transparency and we are gratified that this tactic has failed."
    on Mar 18, 2009 By: Andrew Cuomo Source: WBT

  2. "We've been extremely gratified by their forward-leaning commitment to sanctions and the private messages that they have conveyed to the North Koreans," Clinton said.
    on Jul 27, 2009 By: Hillary Rodham Clinton Source:

  3. "We are gratified that commissioner Selig chose to accept Sen. Mitchell's recommendation that no further punishment of players is warranted," union leader Donald Fehr said. "In many instances the naming of players was punishment enough; in...
    on Apr 11, 2007 By: Donald Fehr Source: 940 News

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