gratitude


grat·i·tude

noun \ˈgra-tə-ˌtüd, -ˌtyüd\

: a feeling of appreciation or thanks

Full Definition of GRATITUDE

:  the state of being grateful :  thankfulness

Examples of GRATITUDE

  1. Let me express my sincere gratitude for all your help.
  2. We remember with gratitude those who died defending our country.

Origin of GRATITUDE

Middle English, from Anglo-French or Medieval Latin; Anglo-French, from Medieval Latin gratitudo, from Latin gratus grateful
First Known Use: 1523

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