gratitude


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grat·i·tude

 (grăt′ĭ-to͞od′, -tyo͞od′)
n.
The state of being grateful; thankfulness.

[Middle English, from Old French, probably from Late Latin grātitūdō, from Latin grātus, pleasing; see gwerə- in Indo-European roots.]

gratitude

(ˈɡrætɪˌtjuːd)
n
a feeling of thankfulness or appreciation, as for gifts or favours
[C16: from Medieval Latin grātitūdō, from Latin grātus grateful]

grat•i•tude

(ˈgræt ɪˌtud, -ˌtyud)

n.
the quality or feeling of being grateful or thankful.
[1400–50; late Middle English < Medieval Latin grātitūdō= Latin grāt(us) thankful + -i- -i- + -tūdō -tude]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.gratitude - a feeling of thankfulness and appreciationgratitude - a feeling of thankfulness and appreciation; "he was overwhelmed with gratitude for their help"
feeling - the experiencing of affective and emotional states; "she had a feeling of euphoria"; "he had terrible feelings of guilt"; "I disliked him and the feeling was mutual"
appreciativeness, gratefulness, thankfulness - warm friendly feelings of gratitude
ingratitude, ungratefulness - a lack of gratitude

gratitude

gratitude

noun
Translations
شُكْر، إمتِنان
vděčnost
taknemlighed
òakklæti
pateicība
hvaležnost
minnettarlıkşükran

gratitude

[ˈgrætɪtjuːd] Ngratitud f, agradecimiento m
he expressed his gratitude for Britain's supportexpresó su gratitud or agradecimiento por el apoyo de Gran Bretaña
he felt a sense of gratitude towards herse sentía agradecido hacia ella
there's or that's gratitude for you! (iro) → ¡así me/te lo agradecen!

gratitude

[ˈgrætɪtjuːd] ngratitude f

gratitude

nDankbarkeit f(to gegenüber)

gratitude

[ˈgrætɪtjuːd] ngratitudine f, riconoscenza

gratitude

(ˈgrӕtitjuːd) noun
the state of feeling grateful. I wish there was some way of showing my gratitude for all you have done for me.
References in classic literature ?
Here a little hand slipped into his, and Beth looked up at him with a face full of gratitude, as she said, in her earnest yet timid way.
As in the vacant lot, by the laborers' houses, he had put up his hands in gratitude for the new power in himself and was waiting for the woman to speak when Ed Handby appeared.
My life--my house--all that I own is yours," said Tal in deep gratitude.
But I lay with my disfigured face to the wall and felt no particular gratitude.
If the latter, gratitude must close our mouths; but if the former, both Cora and I shall have need to draw largely on that stock of hereditary courage which we boast, even before we are made to encounter the redoubtable Montcalm.
At the sight of the great man, Spear flushed crimson, and then his look of despair slowly disappeared; and into his eyes there came incredulously hope and gratitude.
As soon as General Clark, then at the Falls of the Ohio, who was ever our ready friend, and merits the love and gratitude of all his country-men, understood the circumstances of this unfortunate action, he ordered an expedition, with all possible haste, to pursue the savages, which was so expeditiously effected, that we overtook them within two miles of their towns, and probably might have obtained a great victory, had not two of their number met us about two hundred poles before we come up.
In the first flush of gratitude to their father for this opportune holiday, something of harmony had been restored to the family circle that had of late been shaken by discord.
These articles Phoebe accordingly supplied, and, as a mark of gratitude for his previous patronage, and a slight super-added morsel after breakfast, put likewise into his hand a whale
Souls, it is said, more souls than one, were brought to the truth by the efficacy of that sermon, and vowed within themselves to cherish a holy gratitude towards Mr.
Grose, but she was there most for Flora; and no moment of my monstrous time was perhaps so extraordinary as that in which I consciously threw out to her-- with the sense that, pale and ravenous demon as she was, she would catch and understand it--an inarticulate message of gratitude.
see the omniscient gods oblivious of suffering man; and man, though idiotic, and knowing not what he does, yet full of the sweet things of love and gratitude.