Pronunciation: (grat"u-fi-kā'shun), [key]
1. the state of being gratified; great satisfaction.
2. something that gratifies; source of pleasure or satisfaction.
3. the act of gratifying.
4. Archaic.a reward, recompense, or gratuity.
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