appreciative


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ap·pre·cia·tive

 (ə-prē′shə-tĭv, -shē-ā′tĭv)
adj.
Capable of or showing appreciation.

ap·pre′cia·tive·ly adv.
ap·pre′cia·tive·ness n.

appreciative

(əˈpriːʃɪətɪv; -ʃə-) or

appreciatory

adj
feeling, expressing, or capable of appreciation
apˈpreciatively, apˈpreciatorily adv
apˈpreciativeness n

ap•pre•cia•tive

(əˈpri ʃə tɪv, -ʃi ə-, -ʃiˌeɪ-)

adj.
feeling or showing appreciation: the applause of an appreciative audience.
[1690–1700]
ap•pre′cia•tive•ly, adv.
ap•pre′cia•tive•ness, n.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.appreciative - feeling or expressive of gratitudeappreciative - feeling or expressive of gratitude; "was appreciative of his efforts"; "an appreciative word"
grateful, thankful - feeling or showing gratitude; "a grateful heart"; "grateful for the tree's shade"; "a thankful smile"
2.appreciative - having or showing appreciation or a favorable critical judgment or opinionappreciative - having or showing appreciation or a favorable critical judgment or opinion; "appreciative of a beautiful landscape"; "an appreciative laugh from the audience"
discriminating - showing or indicating careful judgment and discernment especially in matters of taste; "the discriminating eye of the connoisseur"

appreciative

adjective
2. grateful, obliged, thankful, indebted, beholden We are very appreciative of their support.

appreciative

adjective
Showing or feeling gratitude:
Translations
مُعْتَرِف بِالجَميل أو الفَضْل
vděčný
taknemlig
méltányló
òakklátur; sem kann aî meta
değerbilirkıymet bilenminnettar

appreciative

[əˈpriːʃɪətɪv] ADJ
1. (= grateful) [person] → agradecido; [smile] → de agradecimiento; [look] → lleno de agradecimiento
to be appreciative of [+ kindness, efforts] → mostrarse agradecido por, agradecer
he was very appreciative of what I had donese mostró muy agradecido por lo que yo había hecho, agradeció mucho lo que yo había hecho
2. (= admiring) [person] → apreciativo; [comment] → elogioso; [look, whistle] → de admiración
it's rewarding to act before an appreciative audiencees gratificante actuar ante un público que sabe apreciar la calidad de lo que ve or ante un público apreciativo
to be appreciative of [+ art, music, good food] → saber apreciar
3. (= aware) to be appreciative of [+ danger, risk] → ser capaz de apreciar
they were not fully appreciative of the danger that lay aheadno eran capaces de apreciar del todo el peligro que les acechaba

appreciative

[əˈpriːʃətɪv] adj
(= admiring) [person] → sensible; [comment] → élogieux/euse; [laughter, audience, crowd, applause] → approbateur/trice
(= grateful) appreciative of sth [effort, gesture, work, support, success] → sensible à qch

appreciative

adjanerkennend; audiencedankbar; (= prepared to accept)bereitwillig; (= grateful)dankbar; to be appreciative of somethingetw zu schätzen wissen; (of music, art etc)Sinn für etw haben; (= aware of)sich (dat)einer Sache (gen)bewusst sein

appreciative

[əˈpriːʃɪətɪv] adj (look) → di ammirazione; (comment) → di elogio, elogiativo/a; (audience) → caloroso/a
he was very appreciative of what I had done → mi era molto grato di or ha dimostrato di apprezzare molto quello che avevo fatto

appreciate

(əˈpriːʃieit) verb
1. to be grateful for (something). I appreciate all your hard work.
2. to value (someone or something) highly. Mothers are very often not appreciated.
3. understand; to be aware of. I appreciate your difficulties but I cannot help.
4. to increase in value. My house has appreciated (in value) considerably over the last ten years.
apˈpreciable (-ʃəbl) adjective
noticeable; considerable. an appreciable increase.
apˈpreciably (-ʃəbli) adverb
apˌpreciˈation noun
1. gratefulness. I wish to show my appreciation for what you have done.
2. the state of valuing or understanding something. a deep appreciation of poetry.
3. the state of being aware of something. He has no appreciation of our difficulties.
4. an increase in value.
5. a written article etc which describes the qualities of something. an appreciation of the new book.
apˈpreciative (-ʃətiv) adjective
giving due thanks or praise; grateful. an appreciative audience.
apˈpreciatively adverb
References in classic literature ?
It was so soft and unexcited and appreciative gave a favourable interpretation to everything.
said Jessie, with an alarming frank laugh of relief, that was, however, as frankly reflected in the boyishly appreciative eyes of the young men.
Ere that come to pass; ere the Pequod's weedy hull rolls side by side with the barnacled hulls of the leviathan; at the outset it is but well to attend to a matter almost indispensable to a thorough appreciative understanding of the more special leviathanic revelations and allusions of all sorts which are to follow.
Even the reptile temperament of Noel Vanstone warmed under the influence of the sex: he had an undeniably appreciative eye for a handsome woman, and Magdalen's grace and beauty were not thr own away on him.
My meaning," answered the man of business, "is, of course, friendly and appreciative, and that it does you the greatest credit, and-- in short, my meaning is everything you could desire.
Pumblechook, as to a man whose appreciative powers justified the inference that he was equal to the time.
At the college there had been good fellowship, fun, rules, and duties which were a source of strength when observed and a source of delicious excitement when violated, freedom from ceremony, toffee making, flights on the banisters, and appreciative audiences for the soldier in the chimney.
The old, black hag shook with appreciative laughter, disclosing an occasional and lonesome yellow fang.
He was very genial and very appreciative of what we had done, and took off our hands all cares as to details.
Smith's volume on the Berkshire Hills, these gentlemen, both reserved in nature, though near neighbours and often in the same company, were inclined to be shy of each other, partly, perhaps, through the knowledge that Melville had written a very appreciative review of 'Mosses from an Old Manse' for the New York Literary World, edited by their mutual friends, the Duyckincks.
Out shuffled the lama to the main hall, and, the Curator beside him, went through the collection with the reverence of a devotee and the appreciative instinct of a craftsman.
I was not prepared for this, not even to the extent of an appreciative "Tres foli," before she wriggled and hopped away.