thankful


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thank·ful

 (thăngk′fəl)
adj.
1. Aware and appreciative of a benefit; grateful.
2. Expressive of gratitude: a thankful smile.

thank′ful·ly adv.
thank′ful·ness n.

thankful

(ˈθæŋkfʊl)
adj
grateful and appreciative
ˈthankfulness n

thank•ful

(ˈθæŋk fəl)

adj.
feeling or expressing gratitude or appreciation.
[before 900]
thank′ful•ly, adv.
thank′ful•ness, n.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.thankful - feeling or showing gratitude; "a grateful heart"; "grateful for the tree's shade"; "a thankful smile"

thankful

adjective grateful, pleased, relieved, obliged, in (someone's) debt, indebted, appreciative, beholden I'm just thankful that I've got a job.
ungrateful, thankless, unappreciative

thankful

adjective
Showing or feeling gratitude:
Translations
شاكِر
šťastnývděčný
taknemmelig
òakklátur
hvaležen

thankful

[ˈθæŋkfʊl] ADJagradecido
to be thankful for sthestar agradecido por algo
I've got so much to be thankful fortengo tantas cosas por las que estar agradecido
let's be thankful that it's overdemos gracias que haya terminado
she was thankful to be alivedaba gracias por estar viva
to be thankful for small merciesdar gracias por que la cosa no sea peor

thankful

[ˈθæŋkfʊl] adj
(= grateful) → reconnaissant(e)
to be thankful for sth → être reconnaissant(e) de qch
I was so thankful for his support → Je lui étais tellement reconnaissant de son soutien.
(= relieved) → content(e), pas mécontent(e)
She's thankful to be alive → Elle s'estime heureuse d'être en vie.
to be thankful (that) ... → être content(e) que ...
We were thankful that it was all over → Nous étions contents que ce soit fini.

thankful

adjdankbar (to sb jdm); to be thankful to somebody for somethingjdm für etw dankbar sein; to be thankful to somebody for doing somethingjdm dankbar sein, dass er/sie etw getan hat; we were thankful to be alivewir waren dankbar, noch am Leben zu sein; I’m only thankful that it didn’t happenich bin bloß froh, dass es nicht passiert ist

thankful

[ˈθæŋkfʊl] adj thankful (to sb for sth)grato/a or riconoscente (a qn per qc)
let us be thankful that it's over → ringraziamo il cielo che è tutto finito
thankful for/that ... (relieved) → sollevato/a da/dal fatto che...

thank

(θӕŋk) verb
to express appreciation or gratitude to (someone) for a favour, service, gift etc. He thanked me for the present; She thanked him for inviting her.
ˈthankful adjective
grateful; relieved and happy. He was thankful that the journey was over; a thankful sigh.
ˈthankfully adverb
ˈthankfulness noun
ˈthankless adjective
for which no-one is grateful. Collecting taxes is a thankless task.
ˈthanklessly adverb
ˈthanklessness noun
thanks noun plural
expression(s) of gratitude. I really didn't expect any thanks for helping them.
interjection
thank you. Thanks (very much) for your present; Thanks a lot!; No, thanks; Yes, thanks.
ˈthanksgiving noun
the act of giving thanks, especially to God, eg in a church service. a service of thanksgiving.
Thanksˈgiving noun
(also Thanksgiving Day) in the United States, a special day (the fourth Thursday in November) for giving thanks to God.
thanks to
because of. Thanks to the bad weather, our journey was very uncomfortable.
thank you
I thank you. Thank you (very much) for your present; No, thank you.

thankful

a. agradecido-a.
References in classic literature ?
She wondered, and was thankful also, that her parents did not seem to see what she saw, and during the quiet weeks when the shadows grew so plain to her, she said nothing of it to those at home, believing that it would tell itself when Beth came back no better.
Grandmother kept saying how thankful we ought to be that I had been there instead of Antonia.
He thanked heaven she had left the neighborhood, and was equally thankful that he did not know where she had gone.
I am thankful that, though my boyhood may be said to have been set apart, like the youth of the royal David, for the purposes of music, no syllable of rude verse has ever profaned my lips.
He was a kind and thankful creature, whose heart dilated in proportion as his skin was filled with good cheer, and whose spirits rose with eating, as some men's do with drink.
I should be most thankful if you could get me there in time, and will gladly pay you an extra fare.
The fact is, Emily, the thing's done; the bills of sale are already signed, and in Haley's hands; and you must be thankful it is no worse.
Seen from a lower point of view, the Constitution, with all its faults, is very good; the law and the courts are very respectable; even this State and this American government are, in many respects, very admirable, and rare things, to be thankful for, such as a great many have described them; seen from a higher still, and the highest, who shall say what they are, or that they are worth looking at or thinking of at all?
Then let him be thankful, and manifest the same by grateful speech and due humility; he were a dog, else, and the heir and ancestor of dogs.
It seems wonderfully grand and elegant for a person that is so humble as I am; but I am thankful, I am indeed, and will try to live up to it.
Ruskin to do it, and it has enabled me to do it, and I am thankful for it.
And if you can't do that, you'll put up with considerable less; you'll go anywhere you CAN go, just so as to get away, and be thankful of the chance, too.