Examples of thankful in a Sentence
Everyone was thankful to hear the good news.
we were thankful that someone else was footing the bill for the lavish wedding banquet
Recent Examples of thankful from the Web
Blessed and thankful to receive my 19th offer from the University of South Alabama!
And so thankful for those friends and neighbors who care.
His music was a huge inspiration for me, thankful of privilege of working with him.
Gonzalez also arranged rides for his fiancée to a nail salon, hair salon, the bar where the couple met, and her favorite winery throughout the day, and Zupancic is thankful for Crawford’s dedication and effort.
The Trevians, meanwhile, are thankful to have Nicole Kaspi.
Bohlin received letters from all over the world from thankful car-crash survivors.
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Before 12th Century
First Known Use of thankful
before 12th century
THANKFUL Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of thankful for English Language Learners
: glad that something has happened or not happened, that something or someone exists, etc.
: of, relating to, or expressing thanks
THANKFUL Defined for Kids
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