[ noun ] the contentment you feel when you have done something right
"the chef tasted the sauce with great satisfaction"
Used in print(Francis Pollini, Night....)
He felt intense satisfaction .(Guy Endore, Voltaire! Voltaire!...)
Rousseau had_to admit that though he could n't agree to a public performance , he would indeed , just for his own private satisfaction , dearly love to know how his work would sound when done by professional musicians and by trained voices .(Evan Esar, Humorous English; a guide to comic ,...)
Another less ambiguous case read as_follows : `` The bearer of_this letter has served me for two years to his complete satisfaction .
[ noun ] state of being gratified; great satisfaction
: "dull repetitious work gives no gratification" "to my immense gratification he arrived on time"
Used in print(James Bryant Conant, Slums and Suburbs...)
I make no attempt to measure the enduring satisfaction and material well-being of a man who went to work on graduation from high_school and was highly successful in the business which he entered .(Breni James, Nights of the Kill....)
Killpath peered through half closed lids at his reflection , thrust up his chin in a gesture of satisfaction and about-faced .(Ralph J. Salisbury, "On the Old Santa Fe Trail...)
Whatever satisfaction that might offer .
[ noun ] (business) compensation for a wrong
"we were unable to get satisfaction from the local store"
Used in print(Legislation on Foreign Relations. Committee on Foreign...)
Nothing in the Title shall be construed as the assumption of any liability by the United_States for the payment or satisfaction , in whole or in part , of any claim on behalf of any national of the United_States against any foreign government .