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  • n. Plural form of gratification.

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Examples

  • Longer-term gratifications - delaying gratifications - involve games that frustrate you for a while and maybe quite awhile, like EQ1 before you get good stuff.

    Farmville = ?

  • The concern is that if people are presented with short-term gratifications like this, they will lose their zest for longer-term gratifications.

    Farmville = ?

  • Personally, I'm more motivated by short-term gratifications like "I'll feel more focused" or "I'll sleep better" than long-term considerations like "I'll live longer" or "If I have surgery, I'll recover quicker."

    Gretchen Rubin: 9 Tips To Keep Yourself Exercising

  • Personally, I'm more motivated by short-term gratifications like "I'll feel more focused" or

    The Happiness Project

  • The one or two marshmallows idea is tied to the issue of forgoing short-term gratifications that might undermine long-term gratification.

    Boundless Line

  • The dividends of the intrinsic course fall into the realm that the University of Pennsylvania's Martin Seligman calls "gratifications," the lasting form of happiness.

    Joe Robinson: Lindsay, Snooki, Mel and Happiness

  • What kind of gratifications can satisfy those needs over the long term?

    Joe Robinson: The Secret Key To Happiness

  • Though according to the terms of their warrant they were "to take care not to demand or receive any money, gratuity, reward, or any other consideration whatsoever for the sparing, exchanging or discharging any person or persons impressed or to be impressed," the taking of "gratifications" for these express purposes prevailed to a notorious extent.

    The Press-Gang Afloat and Ashore

  • "If Elersley has started a reform, it is time for the retail dealers in 'gratifications' to close up, for it is a sure sign we must all follow him."

    Honor Edgeworth Ottawa's Present Tense

  • On the other hand, I never perceived amongst the wealthier inhabitants of the United States that proud contempt of physical gratifications which is sometimes to be met with even in the most opulent and dissolute aristocracies.

    democracy in America, volume 2

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