|1.||[ noun ] the contentment you feel when you have done something right|
"the chef tasted the sauce with great satisfaction"
|Related terms:||dissatisfaction contentment pride complacency fulfillment gloat|
|2.||[ noun ] state of being gratified; great satisfaction|
: "dull repetitious work gives no gratification" "to my immense gratification he arrived on time"
|Related terms:||emotional_state quality_of_life satisfy|
|3.||[ noun ] (business) compensation for a wrong|
"we were unable to get satisfaction from the local store"
|Related terms:||damages expiate|
|4.||[ noun ] act of fulfilling a desire or need or appetite|
"the satisfaction of their demand for better services"
|Related terms:||change fulfillment gratification satisfy|