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1. appreciation

noun. ['əˌpriːʃiːˈeɪʃən'] understanding of the nature or meaning or quality or magnitude of something.

Synonyms

  • discernment
  • apprehension
  • sense
  • grasp
  • understanding
  • hold

Antonyms

  • dislike
  • inelegant
  • pretentious
  • insensitivity

Etymology

  • appréciation (French)

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Words that Rhyme with Appreciation

  • deinstitutionalization
  • institutionalization
  • self-congratulation
  • antidiscrimination
  • telecommunication
  • nondiscrimination
  • misrepresentation
  • mischaracterization
  • internationalization
  • industrialization
  • decriminalization
  • transillumination
  • self-determination
  • renationalization
  • recapitalization
  • prestidigitation
  • misinterpretation
  • misidentification
  • miscommunication
  • experimentation
  • excommunication
  • disqualification
  • discontinuation
  • denationalization
  • decentralization
  • transplantation
  • singularization
  • self-perpetuation
  • securitization
  • reinterpretation

Example sentences of the word appreciation


1. Noun, singular or mass
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Quotes containing the word appreciation


1. To so enter into it in nature and art that the enjoyed meanings of life may become a part of living is the attitude of aesthetic appreciation.
- George Herbert Mead

2. Make it a habit to tell people thank you. To express your appreciation, sincerely and without the expectation of anything in return. Truly appreciate those around you, and you'll soon find many others around you. Truly appreciate life, and you'll find that you have more of it.
- Ralph Marston

3. Hopeful thinking can get you out of your fear zone and into your appreciation zone.
- Martha Beck

2. appreciation

noun. ['əˌpriːʃiːˈeɪʃən'] delicate discrimination (especially of aesthetic values).

Synonyms

  • virtu
  • style
  • trend
  • discernment
  • taste
  • vertu
  • tasteful
  • perceptiveness
  • delicacy
  • discrimination
  • discretion
  • vogue
  • tasteless
  • culture
  • secernment

Antonyms

  • tasteless
  • incomprehension
  • folly
  • imprudence

Etymology

  • appréciation (French)

3. appreciation

noun. ['əˌpriːʃiːˈeɪʃən'] an expression of gratitude.

Antonyms

  • insensitiveness

Etymology

  • appréciation (French)

4. appreciation

noun. ['əˌpriːʃiːˈeɪʃən'] an increase in price or value.

Synonyms

  • step-up

Antonyms

  • depreciation
  • terseness

Etymology

  • appréciation (French)

5. appreciation

noun. ['əˌpriːʃiːˈeɪʃən'] a favorable judgment.

Synonyms

  • idolisation
  • glorification
  • idealization
  • idealisation
  • idolization
  • approving
  • blessing
  • approval
  • admiration

Antonyms

  • verboseness
  • inelegance
  • judiciousness
  • injudiciousness

Etymology

  • appréciation (French)
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