Definitions for gratitude
ˈgræt ɪˌtud, -ˌtyudgrat·i·tude
Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word gratitude.
a feeling of thankfulness and appreciation
"he was overwhelmed with gratitude for their help"
The state of being grateful.
Samuel Johnson's Dictionary
Etymology: gratitudo, low Latin.
That our renowned Rome, whose gratitude
Tow’rds her deserving children is enroll’d,
Should now eat up her own! William Shakespeare, Coriolanus.
The debt immense of endless gratitude. John Milton.
Gratitude is properly a virtue, disposing the mind to an inward sense and an outward acknowledgment of a benefit received, together with a readiness to return the same, or the like. Robert South, Sermons.
the state of being grateful; warm and friendly feeling toward a benefactor; kindness awakened by a favor received; thankfulness
Etymology: [F. gratitude, LL. gratitudo, from gratus agreeable, grateful. See Grate, a.]
Gratitude, thankfulness, gratefulness, or appreciation is a feeling or attitude in acknowledgment of a benefit that one has received or will receive. The experience of gratitude has historically been a focus of several world religions, and has been considered extensively by moral philosophers such as Adam Smith. The systematic study of gratitude within psychology only began around the year 2000, possibly because psychology has traditionally been focused more on understanding distress rather than understanding positive emotions. However, with the advent of the positive psychology movement, gratitude has become a mainstream focus of psychological research. The study of gratitude within psychology has focused on the understanding of the short term experience of the emotion of gratitude, individual differences in how frequently people feel gratitude, and the relationship between these two aspects.
Chambers 20th Century Dictionary
grat′i-tūd, n. warm and friendly feeling towards a benefactor: thankfulness. [Fr.,—Low L. gratitudo—-L. gratus.]
The Roycroft Dictionary
A lively sense of anticipation concerning favors about to be received.
The feeling of being grateful.
The gratitude being shown to the people who arrived on our shores from other countries is so beautiful to see.
Submitted by MaryC on January 19, 2020
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The numerical value of gratitude in Chaldean Numerology is: 3
The numerical value of gratitude in Pythagorean Numerology is: 6
Gratitude is food for a weary soul
All you need are these: certainty of judgment in the present moment; action for the common good in the present moment; and an attitude of gratitude in the present moment for anything that comes your way.
For today and its blessings, I owe the world an attitude of gratitude.
I note that you have shed blood for America, and we owe you an immense debt of gratitude.
I experienced every human emotion in one day when I heard the news, i had never felt so much gratitude.
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- gratitudCatalan, Valencian
- vděk, vděčnostCzech
- Reconnaissance, gratitudeFrench
- आभार, कृतज्ञताHindi
- terima kasihIndonesian
- захвалност, blagodarnost, благодарност, zahvalnostSerbo-Croatian
- şükür, ŞükranTurkish
- lòng biết ơnVietnamese
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