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

ap·pre′cia·tive·ly adv.
ap·pre′cia·tive·ness n.
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Noun1.appreciativeness - warm friendly feelings of gratitudeappreciativeness - warm friendly feelings of gratitude
gratitude - a feeling of thankfulness and appreciation; "he was overwhelmed with gratitude for their help"
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IT extend its appreciativeness to their most valuable team who made this development platform magnificent.
Gentleness, humorousness, amiability, cheerfulness, warmth, appreciativeness, openness, even-temperedness, noncomplainingness, and nonvindictiveness are some examples.
And you saw and heard a certain appreciativeness - a humility - that, in an increasingly me-first culture, is no longer as common as bilge water.