appreciatively


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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.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adv.1.appreciatively - with appreciationappreciatively - with appreciation; in a grateful manner; "he accepted my offer appreciatively"
unappreciatively, ungratefully - in an ungrateful manner
Translations
بِاعْتِراف بِالجَميل والفَضْل
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appreciatively

[əˈpriːʃɪətɪvlɪ] ADV he accepted the gift appreciativelyaceptó el regalo agradecido
the audience clapped or applauded appreciativelyel público aplaudió agradecido
she smiled appreciativelysonrió con admiración, sonrió agradecida

appreciatively

[əˈpriːʃətɪvli] adv [look, say] → admirativement; [nod, smile, laugh] → avec reconnaissance

appreciatively

advanerkennend; (= gratefully)dankbar

appreciatively

[əˈpriːʃɪətɪvlɪ] adv (look) → con ammirazione; (applaud) → calorosamente

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 ?
Finding no ready-made opportunity to tell his story, Newman pondered these things more dispassionately than might have been expected; he stretched his legs, as usual, and even chuckled a little, appreciatively and noiselessly.
said Bert appreciatively, though he had not the ghost of an idea what these phrases meant.
She smiled appreciatively at him and dropped obligingly behind on the moonlit road.
To all appearance the man was engrossed in his own work, but when she paused he nodded his head appreciatively.
Cigars and cigarettes, and jolly good ones, too," Aynesworth answered, opening a flat tin box, and smelling the contents appreciatively.
With the first full puff of the smoke he gave over his moans and yelps, the agitation began to fade out of him, and Daughtry, appreciatively waiting, saw the trembling go out of his hands, the pendulous lip-quivering cease, the saliva stop flowing from the corners of his mouth, and placidity come into the fiery remnants of his eyes.
He drank it appreciatively and remarked that there was still no other he liked so well.
he said to himself, with his head twisted appreciatively a little on one side.
Aristotle was again vitalized, and Plato's noble idealistic philosophy was once more appreciatively studied and understood.
also appreciatively and critically engages the work of John Zizioulas.
Yet soon after her husband's passing she is happily on a new journey with a compassionate counselor she appreciatively refers to as "Compass" and a tough trainer she laughingly names "Sheriff".
But you cannot fight romantic notions of walking hand in hand, sipping a drink or two over a long lunch together, followed by him waiting patiently while you try on dress after dress after dress, complimenting you appreciatively on how you look in every single one.