Definition of Gratitude

1. Noun. A feeling of thankfulness and appreciation. "He was overwhelmed with gratitude for their help"

Generic synonyms: Feeling
Specialized synonyms: Appreciativeness, Gratefulness, Thankfulness
Antonyms: Ingratitude



Definition of Gratitude

1. n. The state of being grateful; warm and friendly feeling toward a benefactor; kindness awakened by a favor received; thankfulness.

Definition of Gratitude

1. Noun. The state of being grateful. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Gratitude

1. [n -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Gratitude

gratinated
gratinates
gratinating
gratine
gratinee
gratineed
gratineeing
gratinees
grating
gratingly
gratings
gratins
gratiolin
gratis
gratis(p)
gratitude (current term)
gratitudes
gratonite
grattarolaite
grattoirs
gratuities
gratuitious
gratuitous
gratuitous inducer
gratuitously
gratuitousness
gratuity
gratulate

Literary usage of Gratitude

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1. The English Reader: Or Pieces in Prose and Poetry Selected from the Best by Lindley Murray (1840)
"If gratitude is due from man to man, how much more from man to his Maker : The Supreme Being does not only confer upon us those bounties which proceed more ..."

2. The Works of the English Poets, from Chaucer to Cowper: Including the Series by Alexander Chalmers, Samuel Johnson (1810)
"1 only at first (in gratitude to the Great Physician of souls and bodies) designed ... gratitude. A POEM, ON THE COUNTESS OF POMFRET'ยป ВЕКЕ- FACTIONS TO THE ..."

3. Publications by Scotland Bannatyne Club (Edinburgh, Bannatyne Club (Edinburgh, Scotland) (1854)
"Poor Frederick had been dangerously ill, soon after his arrival, and his parents for a time, only overflowed with gratitude for Thomson's kindness to him ..."

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