Origin of appreciation
Examples from the Web for appreciation
Or perhaps next September is too long to wait for a demonstration of appreciation that is already overdue.It’s Time for Iraq and Afghanistan Veterans to Get a Parade of Their Own|Michael Daly|November 11, 2014|DAILY BEAST
As the Hooters press kit shows, an appreciation for breasts does not automatically translate to an appreciation of women.The Misogynistic Companies Jumping On The Breast Cancer Bandwagon|Emily Shire|October 16, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Palmer's desire to be loved is large, his need for proofs of appreciation considerable.
How has serving as a creator changed your appreciation of what Shonda Rhimes does on Scandal?Tony Goldwyn Tackles Political Scandal Again on ‘The Divide’|Jason Lynch|July 16, 2014|DAILY BEAST
In the piece, the actress touched on her appreciation for traditional gender roles.Tyra Banks Predicts the Future in 'Wall Street Journal'; Kim Kardashian Talks Being a Working Mom|The Fashion Beast Team|July 9, 2014|DAILY BEAST
She was resigned to the appreciation of women only, and these had in their appreciation narrowness of mind, malignity, and envy.The Red Lily, Complete|Anatole France
He knew Miss Travers intimately; her appreciation of humour was vast, for a woman; he felt sure she would be tickled.A Bride from the Bush|E. W. (Ernest William) Hornung
He expressed his pleasure at meeting the citizens of Banning and his appreciation of their cordial welcome.Speeches of Benjamin Harrison|Benjamin Harrison
Some appreciation of these things I had when I went to work in the steel business.Steel|Charles Rumford Walker
He sent Maurice a bottle of his Lemonbeer and asked him to write an appreciation of that noxious fluid.
British Dictionary definitions for appreciation
Word Origin and History for appreciation
c.1600 (with an isolated use from c.1400), from Anglo-French appreciation, noun of action from Old French apprécier (14c.), from Late Latin appretiare "estimate the quality of" (see appreciate). Generally with a sense of "high estimation" from c.1650. Meaning "expression of (favorable) estimation" is from 1858; sense of "rise in value" is from c.1790.