Grateful meaning

grātfəl
Showing appreciation, being thankful.

I'm grateful that you helped me out.

I'm grateful to you for helping me out.

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Expressing gratitude.

A grateful look.

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Affording pleasure or comfort; agreeable.

Grateful relief from the hot sun.

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Causing gratitude; welcome; pleasing.
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Recognizing the importance of a source of pleasure.
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Feeling or expressing gratitude; thankful; appreciative.
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The definition of grateful is feeling or showing thanks or appreciation for something.

An example of grateful is how you feel when you are thirsty and someone brings you an icy glass of water.

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Appreciative of benefits received; thankful.

I'm grateful for your help.

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Origin of grateful

  • From obsolete grate pleasing from Latin grātus gwerə-2 in Indo-European roots

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • grate +‎ -ful, from Latin gratus (“pleasing, agreeable”) + -ful.

    From Wiktionary