gratificationmedical dictionary

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.

Origin: L. Gratificatio: cf. F. Gratification.

(01 Mar 1998)

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