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gratification
used in The Fountainhead

8 uses
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Definition
great satisfaction (pleasure)
  • This is the time for every man to renounce the thoughts of his petty little problems, of gain, of comfort, of self-gratification.
    1.9 — Part 1 Chapter 9 (65% in)
  • It was gratifying to discover that he was much more than this; that his daily activity carried a nobler significance.
    2.5 — Part 2 Chapter 5 (55% in)
  • He defeated her by admitting her power; she could not have the gratification of enforcing it.
    2.10 — Part 2 Chapter 10 (30% in)
  • The results are most gratifying.
    2.12 — Part 2 Chapter 12 (44% in)
  • "Slightly," Keating had answered, gratified, "she's my wife."
    3.2 — Part 3 Chapter 2 (21% in)
  • There was gratifying publicity, and many flattering comments of envy in professional circles, when the news of Peter Keating's selection to build Stoneridge was made public.
    3.6 — Part 3 Chapter 6 (90% in)
  • But this—this amused tolerance seemed to admit that romance was only human, one had to take it, like everybody else, it was a popular weakness of no great consequence—she was gratified as she would have been gratified by the same words from any other man—it was like that red-enamel Mexican on her lapel, a contemptuous concession to people's demand of vanity.
    4.10 — Part 4 Chapter 10 (83% in)
  • But this—this amused tolerance seemed to admit that romance was only human, one had to take it, like everybody else, it was a popular weakness of no great consequence—she was gratified as she would have been gratified by the same words from any other man—it was like that red-enamel Mexican on her lapel, a contemptuous concession to people's demand of vanity.
    4.10 — Part 4 Chapter 10 (84% in)

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