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gratitude

[grat-i-tood, -tyood]
noun
the quality or feeling of being grateful or thankful: He expressed his gratitude to everyone on the staff.

Origin:
1400–50; late Middle English < Medieval Latin grātitūdin- (stem of grātitūdō) thankfulness, equivalent to grāt(us) pleasing + -i- -i- + -tūdin- -tude

overgratitude, noun
ungratitude, noun


thanks, thankfulness, appreciation, gratefulness.
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gratitude (ˈɡrætɪˌtjuːd)
 
n
a feeling of thankfulness or appreciation, as for gifts or favours
 
[C16: from Medieval Latin grātitūdō, from Latin grātusgrateful]

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gratitude
c.1500, from M.L. gratitudo "thankfulness," from L. gratus "thankful, pleasing" (see grace).
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