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1. grateful

adjective. ['ˈgreɪtfəl'] feeling or showing gratitude.

Synonyms

  • appreciative
  • thankful

Antonyms

  • sad
  • depressing
  • unwilling

Etymology

  • -ful (English)
  • grate (English)
  • grater (Old French (842-ca. 1400))

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Words that Rhyme with Grateful

  • hateful
  • fateful

How to spell grateful? Is it greatful? Or greatfull? Common misspellings are:

  • greatful
  • greatfull

Example sentences of the word grateful


1. Adjective
There’s just something special about the song playing over a city, reminding you to be grateful.

2. Noun, singular or mass
Lastly, state how grateful you'll be if your request is honored.

Quotes containing the word grateful


1. Choosing to be positive and having a grateful attitude is going to determine how you're going to live your life.
- Joel Osteen

2. Over the years, I've become barraged by comments from people, such as, 'Beam me up, Scotty!' and I became defensive. I felt they were derisive and engendered an attitude. I am grateful for the success, but didn't want to be mocked.
- William Shatner

3. In the household in which I was raised, the themes were pretty simple. 'Work hard. Don't quit. Be appreciative, be thankful, be grateful, be respectful. Also, never whine, never complain. And always, for crying out loud, keep a sense of humor.'
- Michael Keaton

2. grateful

adjective. ['ˈgreɪtfəl'] affording comfort or pleasure.

Antonyms

  • undiscriminating

Etymology

  • -ful (English)
  • grate (English)
  • grater (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
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