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thankful

[ thangk-fuhl ]
/ ˈθæŋk fəl /
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adjective
feeling or expressing gratitude; appreciative.
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Origin of thankful

First recorded before 900; Middle English; Old English thancful; see thank, -ful

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See grateful.

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British Dictionary definitions for thankful

thankful
/ (ˈθæŋkfʊl) /

adjective
grateful and appreciative

Derived forms of thankful

thankfulness, noun
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