Examples of gratitude in a Sentence
Let me express my sincere gratitude for all your help.
We remember with gratitude those who died defending our country.
Recent Examples of gratitude from the Web
The custardy egg omelet serves as dessert with just the right (slightly) sweet note—a humble cube of gratitude to end the night.
The Madison County Sheriff’s Office has extended virtual thanks to an anonymous restaurant server from Rexburg after the server paid the bill for two sheriff’s deputies and left a note of gratitude.
Others echoed similar sentiments and expressed gratitude for the gifts.
The fan showed his gratitude and posted a screenshot of their short but sweet exchange on Twitter.
There was no sappy montage of assignments past, no tears, just an elegant farewell from a heart clearly full of gratitude.
MARGARET’S 6, WAYZATA 5 Benilde-St Margaret’s returns to the state championship game for the first time in six years with gratitude and fried nerves.
The frustration that accompanied mix-ups and nosy questions has diminished and in its place gratitude grows.
With sincerest gratitude, Lisa The views expressed are those of the author(s) and are not necessarily those of Scientific American.
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Origin and Etymology of gratitude
Middle English, from Anglo-French or Medieval Latin; Anglo-French, from Medieval Latin gratitudo, from Latin gratus grateful
First Known Use: 1523See Words from the same year
GRATITUDE Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of gratitude for English Language Learners
: a feeling of appreciation or thanks
GRATITUDE Defined for Kids
Definition of gratitude for Students
: a feeling of appreciation
Word Root of gratitude
The Latin word gratus, meaning “pleasing” or “thankful,” gives us the root grat. Words from the Latin gratus have something to do with being pleasing or being thankful. To ingratiate yourself is to make others feel thankful for something you've done. To feel grateful is to feel thankful for something. Gratitude is a feeling of thankfulness. To congratulate is to express how pleasing someone's success is.
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