Gratification 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. [1913 Webster]

2. That which affords pleasure; satisfaction; enjoyment; fruition: delight. [1913 Webster]

3. A reward; a recompense; a gratuity. --Bp. Morton. [1913 Webster]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.