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Definition of Gratification

Gratification

  1. 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.
  2. That which affords pleasure; satisfaction; enjoyment; fruition: delight.
  3. A reward; a recompense; a gratuity.

Gratification Quotations

My scientific studies have afforded me great gratification; and I am convinced that it will not be long before the whole world acknowledges the results of my work.
Gregor Mendel

We live in a quick-fix society where we need instant gratification for everything. Too fat? Get lipo-sucked. Stringy hair? Glue on extensions. Wrinkles and lines? Head to the beauty shop for a pot of the latest miracle skin stuff. It's all a beautiful £1 billion con foisted upon insecure women by canny cosmetic conglomerates.
Joan Collins

Many are attracted to social service - the rewards are immediate, the gratification quick. But if we have social justice, we won't need social service.
Julian Bond

There is a sort of gratification in doing good which makes us rejoice in ourselves.
Michel de Montaigne

Hip-hop is an instant gratification, winners and losers circle, and often those who are losing give up after three or four, five years.
Questlove
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Gratification Translations

gratification in German is Genugtuung, Freude
gratification in Italian is soddisfazione
gratification in Norwegian is tilfredstillelse
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