- grattan, henry,
Origin of gratitude
Examples from the Web for gratitude
But the task is a little more fun when you can send your gratitude on cute note cards inspired by traditional Islamic designs.The Daily Beast’s 2014 Holiday Gift Guide: For the Angelina Jolie in Your Life|Allison McNearney|November 29, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Every other kind of influence-buying, such as spending to achieve influence, gratitude, access, etc., is just fine.Undo Citizens United? We’d Only Scratch the Surface|Jedediah Purdy|November 12, 2014|DAILY BEAST
“Relief and gratitude was the reaction,” Noonan reported afterward.
As an expression of gratitude, Paul donated thirty-three of these paintings to major French museums, including the Louvre.My Grandfather's War: Recovering the Art the Nazis Stole|Anne Sinclair|October 5, 2014|DAILY BEAST
But in the end, they went for it, made a really brave move, and I have nothing but gratitude and respect for them.David Chase on Tony Soprano’s Fate, the State of TV, and Why He Couldn’t Finish ‘True Detective’|Marlow Stern|September 4, 2014|DAILY BEAST
This information was received in gratitude, and his consent was thus readily obtained.The Wonder Island Boys: Treasures of the Island|Roger Thompson Finlay
It was the final tribute of gratitude to one whose ceaseless energy had saved the nation from long years of tyranny.The Swedish Revolution Under Gustavus Vasa|Paul Barron Watson
The bull followed her pensively, after having testified his gratitude to the beneficent Mambres.Voltaire's Romances|Franois-Marie Arouet
You may put that down, too, Crisp—and express your gratitude to his lordship for his kindness.The Mysteries of London, v. 1/4|George W. M. Reynolds
If nothing else could stir you, Stephen, at least I could have imagined some decent impulse of gratitude to me.The Passionate Friends|Herbert George Wells
Word Origin for gratitude
mid-15c., "good will," from Middle French gratitude (15c.) or directly from Medieval Latin gratitudinem (nominative gratitudo) "thankfulness," from Latin gratus "thankful, pleasing" (see grace). Meaning "thankfulness" is from 1560s.