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rewarding

[ ri-wawr-ding ]
/ rɪˈwɔr dɪŋ /
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Definition of rewarding

adjective
affording satisfaction, valuable experience, or the like; worthwhile.
affording financial or material gain; profitable.
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Origin of rewarding

First recorded in 1690–1700; reward + -ing2

OTHER WORDS FROM rewarding

re·ward·ing·ly, adverbqua·si-re·ward·ing, adjectiveun·re·ward·ing, adjective
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How to use rewarding in a sentence

British Dictionary definitions for rewarding

rewarding
/ (rɪˈwɔːdɪŋ) /

adjective
giving personal satisfaction; gratifyingcaring for the elderly is rewarding
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