Perhaps part of that is gratification that the ridiculous concept itself is an atomic bust.
But the enjoyment of scandals that are the product of unbridled gratification has become a new form of gratification itself.
Knismolagnia This is the technical name for sexual arousal or gratification from the act of tickling.
The gratification is faster with articles, because potentially you can write them in a day or a few days.
Or, really, giving us the gratification of seeing him get caught?
I remember once calling out, with gratification and pride, "He loves me!"
Halbert's first emotion was surprise, his second was gratification.
Her face, though not handsome, was pleasing, and her dark eyes shone with gratification at the attention she attracted.
And Will smiled back his gratification as they started for the barn.
On the contrary, his passion for learning seemed to increase with the diminution of the time available for its gratification.
1590s, from Middle French gratification or directly from Latin gratificationem (nominative gratificatio) "obligingness, complaisance," noun of action from past participle stem of gratificari (see gratify).