Grat"i*fi*ca"tion (?), n. [L. gratificatio: cf. F. 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.

Bp. Morton.

 

© Webster 1913.

Log in or registerto write something here or to contact authors.