Complimentary and grateful, the president also allowed himself a moment of reflection.
Khairallah eventually made it to the States, and said he is grateful.
I am grateful every time someone takes the time to help me work on my stuff.
She realized that turkeys have, as she puts it, “nothing to be grateful for” each year on the last Thursday of November.
These benefits are not a luxury or the thanks of a grateful nation; they are part of a service contract.
There will come times when you will be grateful for these feminine headaches.
"You needn't trouble yourself to be grateful," returned Robert, coolly.
She found his hand in the darkness; and gave it a swift, grateful squeeze.
We are grateful to you, Ted and I, for having been so forbearing in the past.
They were strange, primitive people, and yet kind and grateful.
1550s, "pleasing to the mind," also "full of gratitude," from obsolete adj. grate "agreeable, thankful," from Latin gratus "pleasing" (see grace). "A most unusual formation" [Weekley]. Hard to think of another case where English uses -ful to make an adjective from an adjective. Related: Gratefully; gratefulness.