Definitions of gratification

  1. state of being gratified; great satisfaction; "dull repetitious work gives no gratification"; "to my immense gratification he arrived on time" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  2. the act or an instance of satisfying Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  3. The act of gratifying, or pleasing, either the mind, the taste, or the appetite; as, the gratification of the palate, of the appetites, of the senses, of the desires, of the heart. Webster Dictionary DB
  4. That which affords pleasure; satisfaction; enjoyment; fruition: delight. Webster Dictionary DB
  5. A reward; a recompense; a gratuity. Webster Dictionary DB
  6. The act of pleasing; satisfaction; pleasure; reward or recompense. The Winston Simplified Dictionary. By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer. Published 1919.
  7. A pleasing or indulging: that which gratifies: delight. The american dictionary of the english language. By Daniel Lyons. Published 1899.
  8. The act of gratifying; state of being gratified; that which gratifies. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  9. The act of gratifying; that which gratifles; delight; recompense. Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language. By Nuttall, P.Austin. Published 1914.
  10. The act of pleasing the mind, taste, or appetite; that which affords pleasure or delight. Etymological and pronouncing dictionary of the English language. By Stormonth, James, Phelp, P. H. Published 1874.
  11. A gratuity; a recompense or reward for services or benefits, givenvoluntarily, without solicitation or promise. thelawdictionary.org
  12. A reward given voluntarily for some service or benefit rendered, without being requested so to do, either expressly or by implication. 1215.org/lawnotes/bouvier/bouvier.htm
  13. n. Act of gratifying, or pleasing, either the mind, the taste, or the appetite;—that which affords pleasure; satisfaction; delight;—recompense; reward. Cabinet Dictionary
  14. The act of pleasing; pleasure, delight, recompence. Complete Dictionary