gratifying : Definition, Usages, News and More

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gra tuh fahy ing

  • v  make happy or satisfied
  • v  yield (to); give satisfaction to
  • s  pleasing to the mind or feeling
  • s  affording satisfaction or pleasure
    found her praise gratifying

  • It is both humbling to be welcomed into their lives and gratifying to think that Joe could help solve their troubles.
  • To those who will never follow in his footsteps, submerged as they are in a world of cynicism, self-interest and frantic consumption, nothing could be more vicariously gratifying .
  • For me, ultimately, even though I miss my twenty minutes of actually being cool and marginalized, I think it's more gratifying ultimately to be in this world.
News & Articles

  • What to Buy/Rent on DVD/Blu-ray This Week: 'House of Cards,' 'Dead Man's Burden,' 'Wrong' & More
    VOD is all the rage right now, and for good reason (check out of June VOD list). But while it's gratifying to know that you can watch pretty much anything with the simple click of a button, there's something comforting about tearing into a DVD/Blu-ray case and popping the disc into your player. That, and not even a VOD film in HD can rival the clarity a Blu-ray disc offers. To keep you up to ...
    June 11, 2013 - indieWIRE
  • Letter: Another Successful Coat Drive
    After our first year’s gratifying experience in organizing a coat collection, Storme Odell and I questioned trying to recreate its success. We concluded that even if we did not collect as many coats as last year, the ones we did would still be appreciated.
    June 10, 2013 - Valley News

  • Nicholas Negroponte in Forbes
    In the past 10 days, we've experienced an outpouring of support from the public that is truly gratifying and encouraging,said Nicholas Negroponte, the program's founder.
  • Manuel Zelaya in Washington Post
    In September, when the United States cut off all aid to the interim government that replaced him, Zelaya said "it is gratifying that the United States has taken a strong position against the coup."
  • Charles Durning in Forbes
    There's nothing more gratifying than having an achievement award from one's peers,Durning said. "Over 50 years ago, I had the honor of working with some of the best actors, directors and writers in our industry. It's been a dream come...

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