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 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.
With sincerest gratitude, Lisa The views expressed are those of the author(s) and are not necessarily those of Scientific American.
The feelings of loss morphed into something else altogether: a deep sense of gratitude.
The walls also would undoubtedly recall gratitude expressed regularly by members of Troop and Pack 119, Troop and Pack 111, and the entire Bogue Tuchenna District of Boy Scouts of America.
William also met with police officers, expressing his gratitude for the actions of those first on the scene of the blast.
Jacobs emphasizes, above all else, immense gratitude for the performers who have come before her.
There is one big difference, however: Like soldiers, drones will always deserve gratitude.
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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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