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 ?
The first purposes of every such book must be to outline the development of the literature with due regard to national life, and to give appreciative interpretation of the work of the most important authors.
Boris smiled circumspectly, so that it might be taken as ironical or appreciative according to the way the joke was received.
In me he found an appreciative listener, who, by virtue of book-reading, knew much about the sea-life he had lived.
Anne perched herself on a block and talked the concert over with him, sure of an appreciative and sympathetic listener in this instance at least.
It was so soft and unexcited and appreciative gave a favourable interpretation to everything.
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.
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.
Angel Clare rises out of the past not altogether as a distinct figure, but as an appreciative voice, a long regard of fixed, abstracted eyes, and a mobility of mouth somewhat too small and delicately lined for a man's, though with an unexpectedly firm close of the lower lip now and then; enough to do away with any inference of indecision.
Anne looked about her with bright, appreciative eyes as she followed Mrs.
Chiefly to enjoy good conversation, I understand," her husband retorted perversely; and she broke into an appreciative laugh.
Altogether they were very beautiful, but I fear that I did not regard them with a particularly appreciative eye on this, my first inspection of them.
That that duel-royal should have taken place in the dark recesses of a cellar, without a single appreciative eye to witness it has always seemed to me almost a world calamity--at least from the viewpoint Barsoomian, where bloody strife is the first and greatest consideration of individuals, nations, and races.