gratifying

[ grat-uh-fahy-ing ]
/ ˈgræt əˌfaɪ ɪŋ /

adjective

tending to gratify; giving or causing satisfaction; pleasing.

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Origin of gratifying

First recorded in 1605–15; gratify + -ing2

synonym study for gratifying

OTHER WORDS FROM gratifying

grat·i·fy·ing·ly, adverbnon·grat·i·fy·ing, adjectivenon·grat·i·fy·ing·ly, adverbun·grat·i·fy·ing, adjective
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British Dictionary definitions for gratifying

gratifying
/ (ˈɡrætɪˌfaɪɪŋ) /

adjective

giving one satisfaction or pleasure

Derived forms of gratifying

gratifyingly, adverb
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