gratifying

adj.
VERBS
be
find sth
ADVERB
extremely, immensely, incredibly, most, really, very
especially, particularly
personally (esp. AmE)
PREPOSITION
for

It is most gratifying for me to know that my work has been useful.


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  • gratifying — adj. 1. giving personal satisfaction. Syn: appreciated, pleasing, satisfying. [WordNet 1.5] 2. occasioning pride; as, a gratifying accomplishment. [WordNet 1.5] 3. pleasing to the mind or feeling. Syn: sweet. [WordNet 1.5] 4. affording pleasure… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • gratifying — index desirable (pleasing), palatable, sapid Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • gratifying — grateful, agreeable, pleasing, welcome, *pleasant Analogous words: satisfying, contenting (see SATISFY): delighting, rejoicing, gladdening, regaling (see PLEASE) Contrasted words: distasteful, obnoxious, invidious, repellent, Repugnant:… …   New Dictionary of Synonyms

  • gratifying — adj. 1) gratifying to + inf. (it was gratifying to see the results of the exam) 2) gratifying that + clause (it was gratifying that she lived to see the fruits of her labor) * * * [ grætɪfaɪɪŋ] gratifying that + clause (it was gratifying that she …   Combinatory dictionary

  • gratifying — grat|i|fy|ing [ˈgrætıfaı ıŋ] adj pleasing and satisfying it s gratifying to do sth ▪ It s gratifying to note that already much has been achieved. ▪ The support was considerable and very gratifying. >gratifyingly adv …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • Gratifying — Gratify Grat i*fy, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Gratified}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Gratifying}.] [F. gratifier, L. gratificari; gratus pleasing + ficare (in comp.) to make. See { fy}.] 1. To please; to give pleasure to; to satisfy; to soothe; to indulge; as,… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • gratifying — adjective Date: circa 1611 giving pleasure or satisfaction ; pleasing < a gratifying result > • gratifyingly adverb …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • gratifying — adjective pleasing and satisfying: It s gratifying to know they liked our project. gratifyingly adverb …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • gratifying — gratify ► VERB (gratifies, gratified) 1) give pleasure or satisfaction. 2) indulge or satisfy (a desire). DERIVATIVES gratification noun gratifier noun gratifying adjective. ORIGIN …   English terms dictionary

  • gratifying — adjective 1. pleasing to the mind or feeling sweet revenge • Syn: ↑sweet • Similar to: ↑pleasing • Derivationally related forms: ↑sweetness (for: ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

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