gratitude

  • 1 gratitude — [ gratityd ] n. f. • 1445; de ingratitude, ou du bas lat. gratitudo, de gratus « reconnaissant » ♦ Sentiment d affection que l on ressent pour qqn dont on est l obligé. ⇒ reconnaissance. Sentiment de gratitude. « Celui là n a pas un bon cœur, que …

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  • 2 Gratitude — Gratitude, appreciation, or thankfulness is a positive emotion or attitude in acknowledgment of a benefit that one has received or will receive. In a religious context, gratitude can also refer to a feeling of indebtedness towards a deity. Most… …

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  • 3 Gratitude — La gratitude est un concept de psychanalyse de Mélanie Klein basé sur celui de l envie). La gratitude s oppose à l envie en tant que besoin et exprime au contraire un sentiment de satisfaction envers l objet, ce qui permet à l enfant de percevoir …

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  • 4 Gratitude — Grat i*tude, n. [F. gratitude, LL. gratitudo, from gratus agreeable, grateful. See {Grate}, a.] The state of being grateful; warm and friendly feeling toward a benefactor; kindness awakened by a favor received; thankfulness. [1913 Webster] The… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 5 gratitude — Gratitude. s. f. Reconnoissance d un bien fait receu. Tesmoigner, faire voir sa gratitude. donner des marques de sa gratitude …

    Dictionnaire de l'Académie française

  • 6 gratitude — (n.) mid 15c., good will, from M.Fr. gratitude (15c.) or directly from M.L. gratitudinem (nom. gratitudo) thankfulness, from L. gratus thankful, pleasing (see GRACE (Cf. grace)). Meaning thankfulness is from 1560s …

    Etymology dictionary

  • 7 gratitude — index recognition Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …

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  • 8 gratitude — [n] appreciation acknowledgment, appreciativeness, grace, gratefulness, honor, indebtedness, obligation, praise, recognition, requital, response, responsiveness, sense of obligation, thankfulness, thanks, thanksgiving; concepts 32,76,278,410 Ant …

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  • 9 gratitude — ► NOUN ▪ thankfulness; appreciation of kindness. ORIGIN Latin gratitudo, from gratus pleasing, thankful …

    English terms dictionary

  • 10 gratitude — [grat′i to͞od΄, grat′ityo͞od΄] n. [Fr < ML gratitudo < L gratus, pleasing: see GRACE] a feeling of thankful appreciation for favors or benefits received; thankfulness …

    English World dictionary

  • 11 gratitude — noun ADJECTIVE ▪ deep, profound ▪ heartfelt, sincere ▪ eternal, undying VERB + GRATITUDE ▪ …

    Collocations dictionary

  • 12 gratitude — grat|i|tude [ˈgrætıtju:d US tu:d] n [U] [Date: 1400 1500; : French; Origin: Latin gratitudo, from gratus; GRATEFUL] the feeling of being grateful ≠ ↑ingratitude ▪ Tears of gratitude filled her eyes. gratitude to/towards ▪ She had a deep gratitude …

    Dictionary of contemporary English

  • 13 gratitude — (gra ti tu d ) s. f. Sentiment de gré qu on a à l égard de celui qui a rendu service. •   Mais pour vous expliquer toute ma gratitude, CORN. Héracl. II, 6. •   ....La belle en ses traverses.... Changea huit fois de chevalier ; Il ne faut pas pour …

    Dictionnaire de la Langue Française d'Émile Littré

  • 14 gratitude — n. 1) to express; feel; show gratitude 2) deep, profound, sincere, undying; everlasting gratitude 3) gratitude for (she expressed her gratitude for our help) * * * [ grætɪtjuːd] everlasting gratitude feel profound show gratitude sincere undying …

    Combinatory dictionary

  • 15 Gratitude — (Roget s Thesaurus) < N PARAG:Gratitude >N GRP: N 1 Sgm: N 1 gratitude gratitude thankfulness feeling of obligation sense of obligation GRP: N 2 Sgm: N 2 acknowledgment acknowledgment recognition thanksgiving thanksgiving giving thanks …

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  • 16 gratitude — noun (U) the feeling of being grateful: Tears of gratitude filled her eyes. | I couldn t adequately express my gratitude to Francis. (+ for): I didn t get a single word of gratitude for all my trouble. | deepest gratitude (=very great gratitude)… …

    Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • 17 GRATITUDE — s. f. Reconnaissance d un bienfait reçu. Témoigner, faire voir sa gratitude. Donner des marques de sa gratitude, de gratitude. Soyez assuré de ma gratitude …

    Dictionnaire de l'Academie Francaise, 7eme edition (1835)

  • 18 GRATITUDE — n. f. Reconnaissance d’un bienfait, d’un service reçu. Témoigner, faire voir sa gratitude. Donner des marques de sa gratitude, de gratitude. Soyez assuré de ma gratitude …

    Dictionnaire de l'Academie Francaise, 8eme edition (1935)

  • 19 gratitude — grat|i|tude [ grætı,tud ] noun uncount a feeling of being grateful to someone because they have given you something or done something for you: It would be nice to show your gratitude every now and then. We would like to express our gratitude to… …

    Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • 20 gratitude — UK [ˈɡrætɪˌtjuːd] / US [ˈɡrætɪˌtud] noun [uncountable] a feeling of being grateful to someone because they have given you something or have done something for you It would be nice to show your gratitude every now and then. We would like to… …

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