gratitude[grat′i to̵̅o̅d′, -tyo̵̅o̅d′]
- The definition of gratitude is a feeling of being thankful and appreciative.
An example of gratitude is how someone would feel if their friend did something exceptionally nice for them.
Two children express their gratitude to their dad.
a feeling of thankful appreciation for favors or benefits received; thankfulness
Origin of gratitudeFrench ; from Medieval Latin gratitudo ; from Classical Latin gratus, pleasing: see grace
The state of being grateful; thankfulness.
Origin of gratitudeMiddle English, from Old French, probably from Late Latin grātitūdō, from Latin grātus, pleasing; see gwer&schwa;-2 in Indo-European roots.
- The state of being grateful.