1. thankful

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


  • appreciative
  • grateful


  • sad
  • depressing
  • unwilling


  • -ful (English)
  • thank (English)
  • þanc (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

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Rhymes with Thankful

  • apfel
  • apocryphal
  • awful
  • awful
  • baffle
  • baleful
  • bashful
  • beautiful
  • biffle
  • blissful
  • boastful
  • bountiful
  • bountiful
  • careful
  • cheerful
  • coffel
  • colorful
  • cranfill
  • deceitful
  • deceitful

How do you pronounce thankful?

Pronounce thankful as ˈθæŋkfəl.

US - How to pronounce thankful in American English

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Sentences with thankful

1. Adjective
Your kitty will surely be thankful for a clean litter box, too.

2. Noun, singular or mass
Start by writing down at least three things you’re thankful for each day.

Quotes about thankful

1. In everyone's life, at some time, our inner fire goes out. It is then burst into flame by an encounter with another human being. We should all be thankful for those people who rekindle the inner spirit.
- Albert Schweitzer

2. 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

3. I'm so thankful for my family and friends - they're really supportive. Everyone I work with on 'Austin & Ally;' the cast and crew are like my family now. We have so much fun, and I'm so happy they're in my life!
- Laura Marano