gratified


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grat·i·fy

 (grăt′ə-fī′)
tr.v. grat·i·fied, grat·i·fy·ing, grat·i·fies
1. To please or satisfy: My good grades gratify my parents. See Synonyms at please.
2. To give in to (a desire); indulge: He gratified his curiosity by going to the exhibit.
3. Archaic To reward.

[Middle English gratifien, to favor, from Latin grātificārī : grātus, pleasing; see gwerə- in Indo-European roots + -ficārī, -fy.]

grat′i·fi·ca′tion (-fĭ-kā′shən) n.
grat′i·fi′er n.
grat′i·fy′ing adj.
grat′i·fy′ing·ly adv.

gratified

(ˈɡrætɪfaɪd)
adj
pleased or satisfied
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.gratified - having received what was desired
pleased - experiencing or manifesting pleasure

gratified

adjective
Having achieved satisfaction, as of one's goal:
Translations
راضٍ، مَسْرور
potěšený
glad
kielégített
ánægîur
džiuginantisnudžiugęs
apmierinātsiepriecināts

gratified

[ˈgrætɪfaɪd] ADJcontento, satisfecho

gratified

[ˈgrætɪfaɪd] adj (= pleased) → très satisfait(e)
to be gratified (that) ... → être satisfait(e) que ...
to be gratified to hear (that) ... → apprendre avec plaisir que ...

gratified

[ˈgrætɪˌfaɪd] adjsoddisfatto/a

gratified

(ˈgrӕtifaid) adjective
pleased. I was gratified at the response to my letter.
ˈgratifying adjective
causing pleasure or satisfaction. a gratifying result.
References in classic literature ?
And while he said this Cardenio and the rest of them offered to be of service to him in any way that lay in their power, and in words and language so kindly and sincere that the captain was much gratified by their good-will.
The captain was waiting to see what the curate would do, when the latter, taking him with the other hand, advanced with both of them to where the Judge and the other gentlemen were and said, "Let your tears cease to flow, Senor Judge, and the wish of your heart be gratified as fully as you could desire, for you have before you your worthy brother and your good sister-in-law.
Thus the Prince with great dignity and perfect good nature, while Archie looked modestly gratified with the flattering opinions of his kinsfolk, and Steve subsided, feeling he had done his duty as a cousin and a brother.
The Ape and all his court, gratified with the lie, commanded that a handsome present be given to the flatterer.
who have often disdained the generous candour of my sister, and gratified my vanity in useless or blameable mistrust
I made no haste to return on deck, and when I did I was gratified to see Miss Brewster in animated conversation with Wolf Larsen.
Amy, my dear,' said Mr Dorrit, taking her by the hand, 'this is the close of a day, that has--ha--greatly impressed and gratified me.
Miss Crawford appeared gratified by the application, and after a moment's thought, urged Fanny's returning with her in a much more cordial manner than before, and proposed their going up into her room, where they might have a comfortable coze, without disturbing Dr.
I am gratified by your reference, and this is my advice: that you come to town yourself, without loss of time, but that you leave Frederica behind.
Well," said Porthos, "Mouston fattened so well, that he gratified all my hopes, by reaching my standard; a fact of which I was well able to convince myself, by seeing the rascal, one day, in a waistcoat of mine, which he had turned into a coat - a waistcoat, the mere embroidery of which was worth a hundred pistoles.
We're all very gratified by the way its been doing.
I've been really gratified, and I hope my grandmother would have been gratified, because these people really need support in order to express themselves and make their contribution to society.