: conscious of benefit received <for what we are about to receive make us truly thankful>
: expressive of thanks <thankful service>
: well pleased : glad <was thankful that it didn't rain>
— thank·ful·ness noun
Examples of THANKFUL
- Everyone was thankful to hear the good news.
- <we were thankful that someone else was footing the bill for the lavish wedding banquet>
First Known Use of THANKFUL
before 12th century
Related to THANKFUL
- blissful, chuffed [British], delighted, gratified, happy, joyful, joyous, pleased, satisfied, glad, tickled
- displeased, dissatisfied, joyless, sad, unhappy, unpleased, unsatisfied
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