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1. gratification

noun. ['ˌgrætəfəˈkeɪʃən'] state of being gratified or satisfied.

Synonyms

  • comfort
  • spirit
  • quality of life
  • satisfaction

Antonyms

  • ugly
  • emptiness
  • dissatisfaction
  • discontentment

Etymology

  • gratification (Latin)
  • gratificare (Latin)

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Rhymes with Gratification

  • deinstitutionalization
  • institutionalization
  • self-congratulation
  • antidiscrimination
  • telecommunication
  • nondiscrimination
  • misrepresentation
  • mischaracterization
  • internationalization
  • industrialization
  • decriminalization
  • transillumination
  • self-determination
  • renationalization
  • recapitalization
  • prestidigitation
  • misinterpretation
  • misidentification
  • miscommunication
  • experimentation
  • excommunication
  • disqualification
  • discontinuation
  • denationalization
  • decentralization
  • transplantation
  • singularization
  • self-perpetuation
  • securitization
  • reinterpretation

Sentences with gratification


1. Noun, singular or mass
Delayed gratification has its place, but there’s no such thing as a perfect moment.

Quotes about gratification


1. Can I help you with something?"Clary turned instant traitor against her gender. "Those girls on the other side of the car are staring at you."Jace assumed an air of mellow gratification. "Of course they are,"he said, "I am stunningly attractive.
- Cassandra Clare, City of Bones

2. What does it mean to be the best? It means you have to be better than the number two guy. But what gratification is there in that? He's a loser—that’s why he's number two.
- Jarod Kintz, This Book is Not FOR SALE

3. I believe compassion to be one of the few things we can practice that will bring immediate and long-term happiness to our lives. I’m not talking about the short-term gratification of pleasures like sex, drugs or gambling (though I’m not knocking them), but something that will bring true and lasting happiness. The kind that sticks.
- Dalai Lama XIV

2. self-gratification

noun. indiscipline with regard to sensuous pleasures.

Synonyms

  • incontinence
  • rakishness
  • dissoluteness
  • undiscipline

Antonyms

  • frontier
  • graphology
  • humanities
  • knowledge base

3. self-gratification

noun. the act of satisfying your own desires and giving yourself pleasure.

Synonyms

  • gratification

Antonyms

  • bibliotics
  • technology

4. gratification

noun. ['ˌgrætəfəˈkeɪʃən'] the act or an instance of satisfying.

Synonyms

  • indulging
  • indulgence
  • pleasing
  • satiation
  • self-gratification
  • humoring
  • satisfaction
  • pampering

Antonyms

  • discipline
  • displeasing
  • unattractive
  • unpleasant

Etymology

  • gratification (Latin)
  • gratificare (Latin)
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