Gratification
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
1. (n.) Satisfaction; enjoyment; delight.

2. (n.) 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.

3. (n.) A reward; a recompense; a gratuity.

Greek
4140. plesmone -- a filling up
... gratification, satisfaction. From a presumed derivative of pletho; a filling up,
ie (figuratively) gratification -- satisfying. see GREEK pletho. ...
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1071. gelos -- laughter
... laughter. From gelao; laughter (as a mark of gratification) -- laughter. see GREEK
gelao. (gelos) -- 1 Occurrence. 1070, 1071. gelos. 1072 . Strong's Numbers
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Library

What Constitutes Disobedience to Moral Law?
... II. What disobedience to moral law must consist in. Disobedience to God's law
must consist in the choice of self-gratification as an end. ...
/.../finney/systematic theology/lecture xvi what constitutes disobedience.htm

Moral Depravity.
... Sin is a violation of moral law. We have seen that sin must consist in choice, in
the choice of self-indulgence or self-gratification as an end. ...
/.../finney/systematic theology/lecture xxii moral depravity.htm

The Corn of Wheat.
... With a pickle of wheat or a grain of oats you may do one of two things: you may
eat it and enjoy a momentary gratification and benefit; or you may put it in ...
/.../the expositors bible the gospel of st john vol ii/iii the corn of wheat.htm

Regeneration.
... is no constitutional relish, taste, or craving for sin,"that in sinful choice, sin
is not the end or object chosen, but that self-gratification is chosen ...
/.../finney/systematic theology/lecture xxviii regeneration.htm

Attributes of Selfishness.
... Generally, there is some ruling passion or propensity, the influence of which becomes
overshadowing, and overrules the will for its own gratification. ...
/.../finney/systematic theology/lecture xviii attributes of selfishness.htm

Moral Depravity.
... That moral depravity consists in selfishness, or in the choice of self-interest,
self-gratification, or self-indulgence, as an end. ...
/.../finney/systematic theology/lecture xxiii moral depravity.htm

Submit Yourselves Therefore to God. James 4:7.
... his own happiness the supreme object. Happiness consists in the gratification
of virtuous desires. But to be gratified, the thing ...
/.../finney/lectures to professing christians/submit yourselves therefore to god.htm

{24A} Upon the Love of Our Neighbour. Preached on Advent Sunday.
... Every particular affection, even the love of our neighbour, is as really our own
affection as self-love; and the pleasure arising from its gratification is as ...
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Letter vii. Self-Denial.
... towards others. But, if their motives were scanned, it would appear that
self-gratification is at the bottom of it. The correctness ...
/.../a practical directory for young christian females/letter vii self-denial.htm

Attributes of Love.
... They have all chosen some end, either their own gratification, or the highest good
of being; and all the busy bustle of this world's teeming population, is ...
/.../finney/systematic theology/lecture xiii attributes of love.htm

Thesaurus
Gratification (2 Occurrences)
... 2. (n.) 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 ...
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Pleasure (331 Occurrences)
... 1. (n.) The gratification of the senses or of the mind; agreeable sensations or
emotions; the excitement, relish, or happiness produced by the expectation or ...
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Indulgence (3 Occurrences)
... Noah Webster's Dictionary 1. (n.) Forbearance; restraint; gratification; granting
of a favor. 2. (n.) An indulgent act; favor granted; gratification. ...
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Relish (1 Occurrence)
... 1. (vt) To savor; to taste with pleasure; to partake of with gratification; hence,
to enjoy; to be pleased with or gratified by; to experience pleasure from; as ...
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Satiety (12 Occurrences)
... Noah Webster's Dictionary (n.) The state of being satiated or glutted; fullness
of gratification, either of the appetite or of any sensual desire; fullness ...
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Abstinence (2 Occurrences)
... In short, if any man find that the gratification of any desire of the higher or
lower self will impede or distract him in the performance of his duties as a ...
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Victim (3 Occurrences)
... 2. (n.) A person or thing destroyed or sacrificed in the pursuit of an object, or
in gratification of a passion; as, a victim to jealousy, lust, or ambition. ...
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Lust (42 Occurrences)
... 7. (n.) To have an eager, passionate, and especially an inordinate or sinful desire,
as for the gratification of the sexual appetite or of covetousness ...
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Gratified (4 Occurrences)

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Grace (277 Occurrences)
... and similarly in Colossians 4:6. (b) Objectively, charis may denote the impression
produced by "gracefulness," as in 3 John 1:4 `greater gratification have I ...
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