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From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Grat·i·fied a. Pleased; indulged according to desire.
 Syn: -- Glad; pleased. See Glad.
 

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Grat·i·fy v. t. [imp. & p. p. Gratified p. pr. & vb. n. Gratifying ]
 1. To please; to give pleasure to; to satisfy; to soothe; to indulge; as, to gratify the taste, the appetite, the senses, the desires, the mind, etc.
    For who would die to gratify a foe?   --Dryden.
 2. To requite; to recompense. [Obs.]
 It remains . . .
 To gratify his noble service.   --Shak.
 Syn: -- To indulge; humor please; delight; requite; recompense.
 Usage: -- To Gratify, Indulge, Humor. Gratify, is the generic term, and has reference simply to the pleasure communicated. To indulge a person implies that we concede something to his wishes or his weaknesses which he could not claim, and which had better, perhaps, be spared. To humor is to adapt ourselves to the varying moods, and, perhaps, caprices, of others.  We gratify a child by showing him the sights of a large city; we indulge him in some extra expense on such an occasion; we humor him when he is tired and exacting.
 

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

 gratified
      See gratify

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

 gratified
      adj : having received what was desired

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

 gratify
      v 1: make happy or satisfied [syn: satisfy] [ant: dissatisfy]
      2: yield (to); give satisfaction to [syn: pander, indulge]
      [also: gratified]