Synonyms/Hypernyms (Ordered by Estimated Frequency) of noun gratification

2 senses of gratification

Sense 1
gratification, satisfaction -- (state of being gratified or satisfied; "dull repetitious work gives no gratification"; "to my immense gratification he arrived on time")
       => emotional state, spirit -- (the state of a person's emotions (especially with regard to pleasure or dejection); "his emotional state depended on her opinion"; "he was in good spirits"; "his spirit rose")

Sense 2
gratification -- (the act or an instance of satisfying)
       => satisfaction -- (act of fulfilling a desire or need or appetite; "the satisfaction of their demand for better services")

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