debt of gratitude

noun phrase
Updated on: 15 Nov 2017

Definition of debt of gratitude

: appreciation or thanks that someone should give another person
  • We owe them a debt of gratitude for all the help they've given us.

Word by Word Definitions

debt play
  1. : sin, trespass

  2. : something owed : obligation

  3. : a state of being under obligation to pay or repay someone or something in return for something received : a state of owing

gratitude play
  1. : the state of being grateful : thankfulness


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