gratifying

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  • Perhaps you will be so good to tell him that it gratified me much. Cited from Letters of Queen Victoria, Volume 1 (of 3), 1837-1843, Queen Victoria
  • If only you would take an interest in such things it would gratify me so much. Cited from The King's Daughter and Other Stories for Girls, by Various
  • After all, he did all that he could to gratify his wife. Cited from His Excellency the Minister, by Jules Claretie
  • Her mother's new life outside the home seemed much more gratifying.
  • However, it is gratifying that your first attempt in this way has been successful. Cited from The Young Trawler, by R.M. Ballantyne
  • One especially gratifying result was that several British officers asked leave to serve under him. Cited from Boys' Book of Famous Soldiers, by J. Walker McSpadden
  • She's very much gratified that we are so much interested in such things. Cited from Prudence of the Parsonage, by Ethel Hueston
  • The poor old woman was much gratified with the attention paid her. Cited from Mountain Moggy, by William H. G. Kingston
  • Any way they looked at it, the success of the book was most gratifying. Cited from The Lion and The Mouse, by Charles Klein
  • I was much gratified by the appearance of every thing about the establishment. Cited from Service in the Hudson's Bay Territory, Vol. 2 (of 2), by John M'lean
  • The university has been called various names with changing for gratifying social needs.
  • Our success in this department, although attended with little loss of life, has been very gratifying. Cited from The Citizen-Soldier, by John Beatty
  • The success of the first edition has been very gratifying to me. Cited from Shandygaff, by Christopher Morley
  • She was gratified, perhaps, that she had become a person of much importance. Cited from A Man and a Woman, by Stanley Waterloo
  • She had never expressed a wish in her life that had not been gratified. Cited from Jewel's Story Book, by Clara Louise Burnham
  • They accepted my word against his -- which is most gratifying to my pride. Cited from The Man From Brodney's, by George Barr McCutcheon
  • She gratifies self, and there is no other way to look at it. Cited from From the Housetops, by George Barr McCutcheon
  • Two of the most gratifying days of my Tour have been spent at this place. Cited from Tour in France and Germany, Volume One, by Thomas Frognall Dibdin
  • I am, of course, much pleased and gratified that you like my article. Cited from Alfred Russel Wallace: Letters & Reminiscences, V. 1, by James Marchant
  • She knows that if she does it well and quick, it will gratify her mother. Cited from The Child at Home, by John S.C. Abbott
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Root form of gratifying is gratify for the verb.

Words starting with gratifying

Meaning of gratifying

  • verb Yield (to); give satisfaction to