gratitude[grat′i to̵̅o̅d′, -tyo̵̅o̅d′]
Two children express their gratitude to their dad.
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.
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.