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Wordnet 3.0


1. providing personal satisfaction;
- Example: "a rewarding career as a paramedic"

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Reward \Re*ward"\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Rewarded; p. pr. & vb. n. Rewarding.] [OF. rewarder, another form of regarder, of German origin. The original sense is, to look at, regard, hence, to regard as worthy, give a reward to. See Ward, Regard.] To give in return, whether good or evil; -- commonly in a good sense; to requite; to recompense; to repay; to compensate. [1913 Webster] After the deed that is done, one doom shall reward, Mercy or no mercy as truth will accord. --Piers Plowman. [1913 Webster] Thou hast rewarded me good, whereas I have rewarded thee evil. --1 Sam. xxiv. 17. [1913 Webster] I will render vengeance to mine enemies, and will reward them that hate me. --Deut. xxxii. 41. [1913 Webster] God rewards those that have made use of the single talent. --Hammond. [1913 Webster]
WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006):

rewarding adj 1: providing personal satisfaction; "a rewarding career as a paramedic" [ant: unrewarding]
Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0:

64 Moby Thesaurus words for "rewarding": advantageous, affable, agreeable, amiable, amicable, blissful, cheerful, compatible, compensating, compensative, compensatory, complaisant, congenial, cordial, desirable, dulcet, en rapport, enjoyable, enriched, enriching, fair, fair and pleasant, felicific, felicitous, fine, fruitful, gainful, genial, good, goodly, gracious, grateful, gratifying, harmonious, heart-warming, honeyed, likable, lucrative, mellifluous, mellow, moneymaking, nice, of value, paying, pleasant, pleasing, pleasurable, pleasure-giving, pleasureful, productive, profitable, remunerative, reparative, repaying, retributive, retributory, rewardful, satisfying, sweet, valuable, welcome, well-spent, worthwhile, yielding a return