The definition of gratitude is a feeling of being thankful and appreciative.(noun)
An example of gratitude is how someone would feel if their friend did something exceptionally nice for them.
See gratitude in Webster's New World College Dictionary
Origin: Fr < ML gratitudo < L gratus, pleasing: see grace
See gratitude in American Heritage Dictionary 4
Origin: Middle English
Origin: , from Old French
Origin: , probably from Late Latin grātitūdō
Origin: , from Latin grātus, pleasing; see gwerə-2 in Indo-European roots.
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