gratitude

[ grat-i-tood, -tyood ]
/ ˈgræt ɪˌtud, -ˌtyud /

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noun

the quality or feeling of being grateful or thankful: He expressed his gratitude to everyone on the staff.

Origin of gratitude

1400–50; late Middle English < Medieval Latin grātitūdin- (stem of grātitūdō) thankfulness, equivalent to grāt(us) pleasing + -i- -i- + -tūdin- -tude

Related forms

o·ver·grat·i·tude, nounun·grat·i·tude, noun
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gratitude

/ (ˈɡrætɪˌtjuːd) /

noun

a feeling of thankfulness or appreciation, as for gifts or favours

Word Origin for gratitude

C16: from Medieval Latin grātitūdō, from Latin grātus grateful
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