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appreciative

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adjective ap·pre·cia·tive \ə-ˈprē-shə-tiv, -ˈpri- also -ˈprē-shē-ˌā-\

Definition of appreciative

  1. :  having or showing appreciation <an appreciative audience> <was appreciative of his good luck>

appreciatively

adverb

appreciativeness

noun


Examples of appreciative in a sentence

  1. <his latest novel has received a number of appreciative reviews>

  2. <very appreciative after we helped him change his flat tire>



Circa 1698

First Known Use of appreciative

circa 1698

Rhymes with appreciative

accelerative, accumulative, administrative, alliterative, assimilative, associative, authoritative, collaborative, commemorative, communicative, cooperative, corroborative, deliberative, determinative, illuminative, investigative, multiplicative, originative, recuperative, regenerative


APPRECIATIVE Defined for Kids

appreciative

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adjective ap·pre·cia·tive \ə-ˈprē-shə-tiv\

Definition of appreciative for Students

  1. :  having or showing gratitude <an appreciative smile>

appreciatively

adverb




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