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 ?
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.
They empty their hearts, good times return unto them, they keep holiday and ruminate,--they become THANKFUL.
Thankful, thankful," muttered the humbled woman; "ye mean thankful, Ishmael
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.
It was a passionate, loving, thankful, womanly action, but the hand made no response--dropped cold and heavy, and took to its knitting again.
Let us be thankful that you are preserved from a state of such insensibility.
He was thankful when eight o'clock struck and he could get up.
I'm thankful she did -- I prayed that she might -- but -- I wish she hadn't.
Both to Captain Fitz Roy and to all the Officers of the Beagle [1] I shall ever feel most thankful for the undeviating kindness with which I was treated during our long voyage.
It occurred to me to be thankful that Sara Ray was not with us.
I was real thankful to see you and the young Doctor in the Presbyterian church your first Sunday.
She's well- mannered, too; she didn't ask for anything, and was thankful for whatever she got.